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Re: Gnome 2.2 broken ?

On Don, 2003-02-06 at 18:43, Jeremy Nickurak wrote:
> If you were already running sid, 'dist-upgrade' is very very bad. It'll
> automatically decide to sacrifice packages in favor of others. 

Because that's usually what you want. :)

> If you're just bringing everything up to date, 'apt-get upgrade' is all you 
> want.

In my experience, that often simply puts half your packages on hold. ;)

> Otherwise, it's one of the most common upgrade mistakes I see.

My advice would be to use the -u switch to apt-get or an advanced
frontend like aptitude.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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