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Re: 1.2 Upgrade Experience

> >    My suggestion to the debian team would be to add a feature to dselect
> > that would flag certain packages as 'on hold', install as much as
> > possible, then go back and try to install the failed packages again. The
> > dependencies are all correct, but order of installing makes a difference
> > as well.
> I vaguely assumed that "pre-depends" was a mechanism to handle this
> situation. Is that not so?
> If it is, then are all those packages missing the pre-depends flag?
> ...RickM...

  Hmmm...that's true. I kinda assumed the same thing. Maybe it is just a
broken feature right now? I'm not sure why the pre-depends aren't working


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