Re: issues with aptitude dist-upgrade from etch to lenny
Henning Glawe wrote:
I have had the same problem, but I didn't get any dependency loop
issues. On one system I think I had to start upgrading other perl
modules manually too.
i worked around this by installing perl-base from lenny using dpkg.
which also failed due to the dependency loop between perl and perl-base.
dpkg --configure perl perl-base perl-modules
then put the perl back to a usable state (as dependency loops are fine, as
long as dpkg configures all parts of the loop in one call).
On one system I run "apt-get upgrade" first before the "apt-get
dist-upgrade". This system had no problems. Normally I just do an
Unfortunately I was in a hurry to get the systems up and running (my
time is rather constrained) so didn't investigate in detail required to
file a quality bug report. I should still have the log files available