Re: nasty slink -> potato upgrade problem
On Sat, Mar 11, 2000 at 08:10:07PM -0500, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 11, 2000 at 08:32:07PM -0400, Nicolás Lichtmaier was heard to say:
> > > > Trouble ahead?
> > > Please run "apt-get install apt" before doing the dist-upgrade. Old apt
> > > don't manage well the perl transition. This will be documented in the
> > > Release Notes.
> > Why don't we make the new perls conflict the old apt?
> I know I suggested something similar earlier, but would this really work?
> You'd have to restart the apt frontend in order to get the needed effect,
> even if it correctly upgraded itself.
Not sure, but wouldn't it be possible somehow to fork & exec (and exit the parent program - not to forget)?