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Re: Upgrade process halted

To quote Brian Furry <bfurry@whrhs.org>,
# How do you find out which packages are not mission critical vs which
# are optional so the non-essential packages could be purged to allow
# upgrade to
# finish.

There are some semi-automated tools to do this("deborphan" comes to
mind), but there's no substitude for system administrator knowledge.
Your best bet would be to use a tool like 'dselect' or 'stormpkg', to go
through the list of installed packages, reading the titles and
descriptions, and deciding which ones  you need, and which ones you can
chuck out the window.

David Barclay Harris, Clan Barclay
    Aut agere, aut mori. (Either action, or death.)

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