Re: slink -> potato
On Mon, 4 Oct 1999, Yves Arrouye wrote:
> > As for the discussion, APT actually has such a feature cleverly
> > undocumented and unmentioned - if you flag a package as Impotant: then
> > its downtime is minizimized by the ordering code.
> packages that conflict with them. An example is moving from the 1.1.2
> KDE packages to the 2.0 ones, eg. from kdebase to kdebase-cvs etc. USing
> dselect and APT, what happens is that somehow installation of the new
> packages is tried first, and fails, and then deinstallation does not
> proceed. Soone needs to explicitely delete the old packages first and
> install the new ones after. That should be figured out by the package
> management tools.
It is figured out by the tools, but it sounds like the KDE packages lack
the proper headers to tell what to do.