Re: How unstable is hamm?
On Fri, 5 Dec 1997, bleach wrote:
> I have also had dselect "render" my system incapabile of a full boot a
> couple of times following an install session. The last being a couple of
> days ago and was an fsck check failure. Dselect had removed libcom_err
> which it seem caused e2fsck to fail to load. Dselect displayed a conflict
> and I forced an override--it worked. I am probably remiss in that I have
> not bothered to record in detail exactly what happened.
It was more like, e2fslibsg removed e2fsprogs but didn't install
e2fsprogsg to replace it. I did some pouting about that on another
mailing list. I think the bottom line is, if you use Hamm you're
getting the latest features and the latest bugs, so you have to be
a bit of a gambler; it's usually fine, but there's no guarantee
that nobody uploaded a bad package today.
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