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Re: Gnome 2.2 broken ?

On Thu, 2003-02-06 at 13:10, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 10:43:39AM -0700, Jeremy Nickurak wrote:
> > You say you 'dist-upgraded' your sid box. Do you mean to say that you
> > upgraded from stable or testing to sid?
> > 
> > If you were already running sid, 'dist-upgrade' is very very bad. It'll
> > automatically decide to sacrifice packages in favor of others. If you're
> > just bringing everything up to date, 'apt-get upgrade' is all you want.
> > Otherwise, it's one of the most common upgrade mistakes I see.
> Mmm, but an apt-get upgrade does have its inconvenience also.
> What would be nice is to have a apt-get full-upgrade or whatever, which
> would add additional packages but not remove any existing package like
> dist-upgrade does.
> Often it is needed, after an apt-get upgrade, to hand install many
> package that apt-get upgrade didn't consider for installation.

I usually just do apt-get dist-upgrade -u, and check over what exactly
is being done before accepting.  If I notice things like the kernel or
whatnot getting removed, I tell it no, and then delve a bit deeper to
figure out why, or just wait until the next round of package updates.

> Friendly,
> Sven Luther
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