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Re: upgrading from 0.93R6 to 1.1 beta

On Mon, 6 May 1996, eckes wrote:

> Why isnt the new dpkg simply stored into the stable Tree? Then a normal
> dselect run would update it. Isnt the new dpkg stable or imrpoveed enough?

Upgrading any base package to ELF requires a dpkg that understands the
new 'Predepends' field.  (Their preinst's ensure this.)  I'm sure you
can now surmise the answer to your question.

The only difference between the dpkg in stable and the one in upgrade is
their architecture, btw.


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