Bug#489132: lenny release notes, upgrade dpkg first
On Thu, 03 Jul 2008, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> To work-around a problem that can happen in the perl 5.10 upgrade (see
> #479711), the perl scripts contained in dpkg (update-alternatives,
> dpkg-divert) have been modified... but for the work-around to be used, the
> new dpkg must obviously be installed first, before the dist-upgrade.
> Given that the new dpkg also supports triggers, we should probably also
> recommend to upgrade apt/aptitude at the same time otherwise those tools
> might be confused by the new package status...
Maybe we should enhance our tools to attempt to upgrade the package handling
suite (dpkg, apt, their dependencies) before everything else on
That way, maybe lenny+2 won't need such disclaimers...
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