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Bug#533265: apt or aptitude update at the beginning of a Lenny upgrade



"Karl O. Pinc" <kop@meme.com> writes:

> On 08/24/2009 02:16:10 AM, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
>> On Sun, 23 Aug 2009, Nicolas François wrote:
>> > I propose to only recommend updating aptitude (this will update apt
>> > anyway), and add a note for the users who prefer to use apt-get
>> rather
>> > than aptitude.
>> 
>> Fine for me. You can also include both apt and aptitude on the
>> command-line if you want to ensure that both are upgraded.
>
> FWIW, the one time I tried doing "aptitude install apt-get"
> _after_ doing "aptitude install aptitude" there was nothing
> to do.

I recommend "dpkg apt aptitude" to be safe. In releases where a
versioned depends pulls in apt or dpkg automatically naming all 3 does
not hurt. On ther other hand if dependencies do not pull them in then
leaving them out hurts.

MfG
        Goswin



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