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Re: Sarge -> Etch upgrade issue


* Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> [060910 10:05]:

> > =====
> > The following packages are RECOMMENDED but will NOT be installed:
> >   aptitude-doc-en debian-archive-keyring libtasn1-2-bin locales mtools
> > =====
> Hm, basically I think we need to check the reason for any of these
> packages. :/

Hmmm... if the problem is, what vorlon said, that aptitude doesn't
install (new?) recommends of installed packages, shouldn't that then be

> Did you try what happens if apt depends on debian-archive-keyring? Then
> it should work? In worst case, we need to make apt depend on that
> package.

Yes; if apt depends on debian-archive-keyring, debian-archive-keyring
(and with it gnupg) get's installed during an dist-upgrade:

The following NEW packages will be installed:
  debian-archive-keyring dmidecode gcc-4.1-base gnupg laptop-detect

Yours sincerely,


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