Re: testing is broken
On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 04:48:25PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2001 at 09:57:54PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > And now there's a new apt in woody. This new apt conflicts with a
> > jillion packages, including xserver-xfree86, many libraries, emacs20,
> > cvs and many other important packages. A friend informs me this also
> > is probably due to out-of-date debconf.
> Actually, it doesn't. I've got all the above installed on my laptop here
> quite happily (apt 0.5.3, xerver-xfree86 4.0.2-7, debconf 0.2.80.17,
> emacs20 20.7-3, cvs 1.11-0.1 and roughly 200 library packages).
What *did* happen, though, is that all those packages were
automatically deselected by dselect. You had to re-select them
manually; if I hadn't realised that, I would have hit the same
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