Re: dpkg-1.0.17 and ftp.debian.org
Buddha Buck writes ("dpkg-1.0.17 and ftp.debian.org"):
> Recently on the debian-changes list, Ian Jackson announced dpkg version
> 1.0.17. I can't access ftp.debian.org, and the mirror on
> ftp.microworld.net doesn't seem to have any version newer than dpkg
> Two questions:
> 1) I am still running an a.out system. I am planning on waiting until
> Debian 1.1 before I switch to ELF. There is no mention in the
> announcement if this version is ELF only, or is compatable with a.out.
> Should I upgrade dpkg now, or wait?
1.0.17 is a.out, and installing it should be safe. If you're doing a
lot of stuff with dpkg atm you'll probably want to upgrade first;
otherwise you can just leave it.