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Re: Need help with revelation

On Tue, 23 Dec 2008 11:24:35 +0100 "PaweB Tcza" <ptecza@uw.edu.pl> wrote:
>Scott Kitterman pisze:
>> On Tue, 23 Dec 2008 09:10:35 +0100 "PaweB Tcza" <ptecza@uw.edu.pl> 
>>>Scott Kitterman pisze:
>>>> On Mon, 22 Dec 2008 21:00:40 +0000 bd@bc-bd.org wrote:
>>>>>Simply removing the package may be a bad idea, as people who are using
>>>>>revelation will then no longer be able to access their password lists.
>>>> Removing the package from the archive won't remove it from installed 
>>>> systems.
>>>Hi Scott,
>>>It's true, but probably not all true :) For example, what about release 
>>>upgrade? I remember that when I run `do-release-upgrade` command for 
>>>Ubuntu then I can only agree or disagree to remove *all* packages 
>>>removed from Ubuntu. I don't know how to save only one package I still 
>>>need, for example revelation.
>> Even there it only removes packages where there is a conflict, not just 
>> because it's out of the archive.
>Thanks for the explanation! I didn't know about it.

You're welcome.  I should mention that the above is the rule.  The Ubuntu 
update-manager carries a lot of special cases to smooth upgrades and so it 
may, in fact, have special case code to remove certain packages.  I don't 
think you need to worry about that for your case.  This folow-up is just 
for completenes.

Scott K

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