Bug#533265: apt or aptitude update at the beginning of a Lenny upgrade
"Karl O. Pinc" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
>> > 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.