Re: dist-upgrade from stable to testing
On Tue, Aug 14, 2001 at 12:20:57AM -0600, Phil Reardon wrote:
> On Monday 13 August 2001 11:36 pm, John Galt wrote:
> > mkdir /etc/exim then rerun apt-get dist-upgrade... You won't have to
> > re-download the 166M, BTW.
> > On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, Phil Reardon wrote:
> > >After apt-get update, apt-get dist-upgrade to testing, I got a successful
> > >download of 166 MB. But during the install/config, I saw this message:
> > >
> > >mv: cannot create regjular file '/etc/exim/exim.conf' ; No such file or
> > >directory.
> > > .(stuff removed)
> Thanks, John:
> I tried creating the exim directory and even did a touch exim.conf there.
> Then I did apt-get dist-upgrade again and it complained of unmet dependencies
> and recommended apt-get -f install. I did that too, and then things
> proceeded okay. I think I have Woody now!
This is also fixed in exim 3.32-1 in unstable, by the way.
exim (3.32-1) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/preinst: create /etc/exim before moving exim.conf (Closes:
-- Mark Baker <email@example.com> Wed, 8 Aug 2001 23:34:04 +0100
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]