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Re: upgrading testing?

On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 02:34:03PM -0700, Wilhelm Fitzpatrick wrote:
> I've noticed for awhile now that pretty much everything in testing is held
> back when I go to do an apt-get upgrade.  Today, as an emperiment, I tried
> to manually apt-get install libc6 to break through the log jam, and
> ulitimately I got this error:
> E: This installation run will require temporarily removing the essential
> package libnss-db due to a Conflicts/Pre-Depends loop. This is often bad,
> but if you really want to do it, activate the APT::Force-LoopBreak option.
> E: Internal Error, Could not early remove libnss-db
> Should I go ahead and do as suggested, or am I going to hose my system?
Did you try apt-get dist-upgrade first?

when I upgraded to testing I used:

apt-get -f dist-upgrade

That did everything except for libc6, but that's probably fixed now,
as that was a few months back.


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