Re: slink->potato upgrade was not quite as expected
On Tue, Feb 22, 2000 at 05:12:14PM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> Certainly, if the upgrade process requires to remove perl-5.004 by hand
> (or by using this special APT feature), there is something fundamentally
> wrong, IMHO.
When I reinstalled my machine few month ago, I had the same problem. I first
installed slink base and dist-upgraded and upgraded to potato. apt complained
about perl and I had to remove perl using dpkg-option --force-remove-essential
manualy. But this was some time ago. The things might have changed up to now.
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