On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 01:07:56PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote: > It has to be held back. But apt-get/aptitude might select a solution > where they do get removed rather then hold back many other packages. > I'm hoping it will be held back automatically without user intervention > but that might not happen. > > I'm not aware that this will happen but I also haven't tested a squeeze > -> wheezy upgrade with 32bit stuff installed. Experiece has just shown > that on large upgrades packages are easily removed instead of held back > and given the large number of updates involved users often miss a > specific one being listed. You don't need to go between releases: every time gcc-4.7 or eglibc get updated, apt wants to remove whole architectures which didn't build these packages yet. Having it hold in such a case would be nice. -- I was born an ugly, dumb and work-loving child, then an evil midwife replaced me in the crib.
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