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Re: Apt problem when [Re:] upgrading to potato

On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 09:21:48AM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> > Indeed. I've added this paragraph to the top of "Possible issues during or
> > after upgrade" section in the Release Notes:
> > 
> >   <p>Sometimes it's necessary to enable APT::Force-LoopBreak option in APT
> >   to be able to temporarily remove an essential package due to a
> >   Conflicts/Pre-Depends loop. <prgn/apt-get/ will alert you of this and
> >   abort the upgrade. You can work around that by adding something like
> >   <tt>APT::Force-LoopBreak "true";</tt> in <file>/etc/apt/apt.conf</file>
> >   or by specifying <tt>-o APT::Force-LoopBreak=1</tt> option on
> >   <prgn/apt-get/ command line.
> > 
> > (if anything's wrong with the above _please_ contact me before today's
> > dinstall run)
> Remove the bit about adding it to the config file, nobody should do that,
> it is a one time only thing


> to work around pam's screwy dependencies which should be fixed..

And perl stuff, too. I wonder how come so many things are broken and nobody
filed RC bugs regarding it...

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