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Re: apt-get dist-upgrade broken: udev

On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 01:29:47PM -0400, Brandon Kuczenski wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Sep 2005, Prashant Kumar wrote:
> >On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 12:23:04PM -0400, Brandon Kuczenski wrote:
> >>Last night I was brave and attempted an apt-get dist-upgrade before I went
> >>to sleep.

> >>The error was in installing udev_0.068-2_i386.deb -- it complained that it
> >>needed a kernel >= 2.6.12 to install, and promptly quit.
> >I am not if it helps but kernel-image packages are now linux-image

> >>I assume that
> >>the specified kernel is part of the dist-upgrade, but I cannot find a
> >>kernel-image-2.6.1[2-9] debfile in my /var/cache/apt/archive directory.
> >But I guess kernel is not upgraded in dist-upgrade.
> Why would dist-upgrade pull down a package that it couldn't install?
It didn't know that it couldn't finish installing it because that
tidbit is just in the postinst script (or preinst mb?), not in the
Depends: field.

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