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Re: upgrading from 0.93R6 to 1.1 beta

Stephen Early writes ("Re: upgrading from 0.93R6 to 1.1 beta"):
> On Thu, 2 May 1996, James D. Freels wrote:
> > Can I install v 1.1 over the existing v 0.93R6 installation as a usual
> > package (or whole sets of packages) upgrade?  I could not find
> > instructions on how to do that.
> Yes, you can. Two sets of instructions have been posted to debian-user 
> recently describing how to do this; one describes a method using dselect, 
> and the other provides a script to upgrade the base packages. Further 
> upgrades can then be made with dselect.

The set of instructions that I'm recommending involve using dselect.
They go like this:

1. Install the most recent a.out dpkg version from the upgrades
   directory on the FTP site.  You probably want at least 1.1.5.  To
   install it you just type `dpkg --install dpkg-1.1.5.deb' or

2. Type `dselect' and go through Access/Update/Select/Install/Remove
   in order.


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