Re: Apt upgrade
On Tue, 7 Jul 1998, Ed Cogburn wrote:
> Daniel Mashao wrote:
> > Has anyone been able to use the apt upgrade method to Hamm? I get all
> > sorts of problems. First of all the installed system says it wants perl
> > 5.004 I think. It has the following questions
> > require 5.004;
> > Now my poor self is trying to reamin truly Debian and I have not seen perl
> > version 5.004.
> > Then it complains about there not being File::stat; I guess its because
> > there is no correct perl version.
> > Secondly using the sources.list file
> > deb http://ftp1.us.debian.org/debian frozen main contrib non-free
> > deb ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian frozen main contrib non-free
> > deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US unstable/binary-$(ARCH)/
> > which was the example file posted by someone on how to upgrade using apt I
> > get the following error messages:
> > Fetched 1420k in 0s (4282k/s)
> > Updating package file cache...
> > E: Opening
> > /var/state/apt/lists/ftp.debian.org_debian_dists_frozen_main_binary-i386_Packages
> > - ifstream::ifstream (2 No such file or directory)
> > Anybody knows what is going on? And where can I get the required version
> > of perl short of compiling one myself.
Remove the ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian line from your sources.list, do
apt-get -f install libnet-perl libwww-perl libmd5-perl
Put ftp://... back in your sources.list (assuming you are unhappy with the
speed of ftp1) and then run
FTP requires a stack of perl modules, HTTP does not. You want to use HTTP
if you can.
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