Re: Slink to Potato
> When I talked with some Debian folks at Linux World, they indicated
> that Potato was fairly stable and that I could safely upgrade a Slink
> installation to Potato without problems. However, when looking at the
> mailing list archives, it seems that it isn't so. For one, perl and
> everything it depends on is broken. Ooops!
I've been slowly upgrading my packages from slink to potato, and
frankly, have never had a single problem. I was nervous about upgrading
perl, because I've seen all sorts of veiled references to possible
hosage (although I've never seen a concise statement of the actual
problem), but eventually I just did it, and removed the old perl.
Result? No problems, everything seems to work perfectly. Perhaps there
are a few packages that crash and burn, but I apparently don't use any
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