On Friday 23 March 2007 19:15, Frans Pop wrote: > The new procedure goes as follows: > - aptitude update (/me is still annoyed at the warnings aptitude prints > when a new source is added for the first time) > - edit sources.list to point to Etch Oops, these should of course be the other way around. > - aptitude _upgrade_ (the 'aptitude upgrade aptitude' suggested by > Jonathan is bogus; aptitude is not upgraded by that) > - aptitude install initrd-tools libfam0 xlibmesa-glu (all if installed; > last two not needed if fixed) Possibly initrd-tools should be done before the 'aptitude upgrade' as that is what upgrades glibc. > - aptitude unmarkauto openoffice.org Maybe this should be done as the very first thing instead. > - aptitude dist-upgrade Note that AFAICT --with-recommends is not honored with an 'aptitude dist-upgrade' - it will still list the same packages as "recommended but will not be installed". No idea why. > - aptitude update (get gpg sigs) > - aptitude install linux-2.6-* I have just tested if this last step could be done before the dist-upgrade, but that would result in unwanted removals again.
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