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Re: post-release package update policy



dwarf@symnet.net (Dale Scheetz)  wrote on 25.10.95 in <9510251914.AA12174@symnet.net>:

[...]
> Product is. While trying to build a system, dpkg changed enough to loose
> it's old database (rather than provide a conversion) and "forgot" that it
> had installed the base package. When I went to remidy that problem, the only
[...]

That's a bad experience all right, but I just don't see how having a non- 
changing release would have avoided it.

MfG Kai


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