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Re: how to undo an upgrade

Previously Harald Dunkel wrote:
> This is realized by an additional installation state. Packages can
> be 'applied', i.e. installed, and at a later time they can be 
> 'committed' to remove the backup of the old files, or they can
> be 'rejected' to put the backup in place.

Intrigueing. It sounds exactly like something Hans Reiser and I
talked about: you can do this as a combination of using dpkg and
filesystem transactions. I'ld love to know how AIX implements

> Is there a chance to get such a feature for dpkg? This is the top 
> item on my wishlist for Xmas :-)

Someday maybe, but don't hold your breath.


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