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Re: kdeartwork kdeartwork-theme-desktop kdebase kdeprint kept back

On Fri, 24 Oct 2003 00:26:06 +0100, Paul Cupis <paul@cupis.co.uk>

>On Thursday 23 October 2003 19:14, Nick Boyce <nick@glimmer.demon.co.uk> 
>> OK - for development Debian releases, where package dependencies may
>> be a little screwy at times, I can see why you'd need to be a bit
>> wary of dist-upgrade's actions.  But for the stable release, is it
>> fair to say that dist-upgrade _should_ always do the Right Thing ?
>No, not really and it is a bad habit to learn.
>Users of stable should only ever need to use upgrade. Stable doesn't 
>change, so there should be no /new/ packages introduced, therefore 
>dist-upgrade is not needed.

Mmm .. ok, thanks for that.  But as I recall, I've had to use
dist-upgrade for each of the KDE 3.1.x -> 3.1.x+1 upgrades that I've
done so far on my Woody box ... is that an indicator that KDE 3.1.x in
Woody has been an "unstable" project (i.e. mutating rapidly) ?

Thanks for your comments.

Nick Boyce
Bristol, UK
Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.

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