Bug#384945: texlive system will not install
On Mon, Aug 28, 2006 at 07:43:02PM +0200, Norbert Preining wrote:
> Dear Ross!
> Did you see this:
> On Son, 27 Aug 2006, Ross Boylan wrote:
> > corn:~# date; aptitude -q install texlive-base
> > Unpacking texlive-doc-base (from .../texlive-doc-base_2005-2_all.deb) ...
> > Upgrade from experimental versions are not supported!
> > Please purge all texlive packages before installation.
Yes, but as I showed in the subsequent message, I'm also unable to
purge the packages. Seems I can neither go forward or back.
> You should *definitely* clean up your TeX installation(s), ie:
> - purge (!!!) this is important all texlive packages
> - purge all unofficial packages you might have installed from
> http://www.tug.org/texlive/Debian/ updpkg/
> and *then* reinstall everything.
I might have got stuff from experimental, but not (direct) from tug.