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Re: APT public key updates?

Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:

> On Sat, Jan 07, 2006 at 02:32:20AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
>> This is inconsistent with Debian's past policies wrt stable releases,
>> namely, that it should be possible for a user to skip all point releases and
>> security updates (at the peril of their system's security...) and still be
>> able to upgrade when a new stable release comes out.
> OTOH, past policies have also required manually tweaking various things
> in order to do the upgrade ("first, upgrade libc5 and install libc6,
> then install dpkg, then use dselect").

This is true, but with suitable use of package scripts and
pseudo-packages to manage the upgrade, apt should now be capable of
making this happen automagically.

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