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Re: dist-upgrade and perl packages

On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 01:32:16PM -0500, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> I haven't dist-upgraded testing in quite a few weeks, and now it
> wants to remove a bunch of perl-related packages:
>  The following packages will be REMOVED:
>    apt-move console-apt console-data data-dumper gnome-apt html2ps
>    libapache-mod-perl libapache-session-perl libcgi-pm-perl libfltk-dev
>    libgtk-perl libpaper libterm-readkey-perl pdl perl-5.004 perl-5.004-base
>    perl-5.004-debug perl-5.004-suid perl-5.005 perl-tk perlmagick smtm
>    webmagick 
> and change perl:
>  The following packages will be upgraded
>    [cut] perl-5.005-base perl-base
Through extensive Trial-And-Error (Patent pending) testing, I have discovered
this sid{perl} fixer-upper command:

`apt-get install libperl5.6 perl-5.6 perl-5.6-base perl perl-base perl-5.005 perl-5.005-base`

Now, you should be able to remove your 5.004 stuff (if it's still installed)...

> Is that simply because those packages haven't been repackaged foe
> a new perl yet?  Nothing to worry about? (Except I won't have
> apt-move to move the 130 MB of downloaded stuff afterwards...)
no idea

> Thanks,
> Peter
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