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Re: Bug#489132: Still relevant?


Raphael Hertzog wrote:

> On Wed, 17 Sep 2008, Sven Joachim wrote:
> > Is it still correct that dpkg needs to be upgraded first before doing a
> > dist-upgrade from Etch?  With perl-base 5.10.0-14 pre-depending on a
> > fixed version of dpkg, that should not be the case anymore, AFAICS.
> Indeed.
> But we should still recommend an upgrade of apt/aptitude first.

I cannot tell whether this is a related issue, but I tested an upgrade a
couple of days ago. A clean upgrade was not possible without upgrading
apt beforehand. See #498800 for details.


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a lot of money.' (Jack Handey)

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