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Re: Weirdness in "apt-get upgrade"

On Thu, 2002-05-30 at 03:57, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 10:16:01PM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > Why does "apt-get -u -d upgrade" suddenly say "and 0  not upgraded"?
> > It should say "886 not upgraded".  (It worked ~1 week ago, when last
> > I refreshed my machine.)
> The "not upgraded" isn't a total over all packages; it refers to
> packages where apt knows about a newer version but isn't upgrading it
> for other reasons. For example, I have kaffe on hold:
>   The following packages have been kept back
>     kaffe 
>   0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1  not upgraded.

OK.  Still, though, I'm pretty amazed that none of the ~850 woody
packages I've installed have had any new releases in the past 10
days.  Is all that on hold pending the 3.0 release?  (I was able
to grab mozilla 1+rc2-3 from sid, so I know that my apt-get system
isn't broken...)

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