Re: WARNING: APT removes bash on slink upgrade
At around Thu, 12 Aug 1999 14:45:23 +0200,
Thomas Quinot <email@example.com> may have mentioned:
> More generally, it is unfortunate that such intricated dependencies
> exist between bash and libreadline, with bash being a package of
> paramount importance for the operation of the whole system.
yes, very unfortunate :-(
> For now I can reupload bash with the latest change undone. Unfortunately,
> this means that an important problem which renders bash unusable will
> have to stay open.
as a data point, keeping a copy of (a libc6-based) bash around
while doing the upgrade was helpful :-)
i did the following twice in the last two days:
when the unfortunate incident occured, i copied the copy of bash to
/bin/bash, made a link from sh to bash, and continued w/ installation.