Re: another question about upgrading libc5 to libc6
On 27 Jan 1998, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Hello everybody, i am currently following the mini howto on how to upgrade
> from libc5 to libc6. Everything is going smoothly, up to this point. In
> part 3 under development it says to purge libc5 *--dev* I know how to use
> dpkg, and there is an option --purge. My question is how do you perge all
> of libc5 development packages. Thanking you in advance.
> I think that you have to do it in a fairly manual way. For instance:
> # dpkg -l \*-dev
> [...a list of all the -dev packages...]
> # dpkg --purge <all-the-packages-listed-above>
> Maybe someone else has an easier way?
Yes, there is now a script a
http://stormcrow.ml.org/pub/debian/autoup/autoup.sh that will download all
the necessary core packages mentioned in my upgrade howto, remove all the
old -dev packages, and install the new stuff in the exact order necessary.
Scott K. Ellis <email@example.com> http://www.gate.net/~storm/
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