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Re: dist-upgrade problem with conflicting packages coreutils and shellutils

Hello Faheem,

Am Montag, 30. September 2002 17:52 schrieb Gerhard Gaussling:
> I don't knoww if it's possible
> to remove it. If it's possible I think I have to reinstall
> shellutils, textutils, and fileutils.

debian:/usr/src# apt-get remove  coreutils
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
WARNING: The following essential packages will be removed
This should NOT be done unless you know exactly what you are doing!
0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0  not 
Need to get 0B of archives. After unpacking 5329kB will be freed.
You are about to do something potentially harmful
To continue type in the phrase 'Yes, do as I say!'
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This seems to be not a good idea. Maybe apt-get and debconf depends 
on the utilitys, and if they are removed I'll maybe no longer able 
to reinstall textutils, shellutils and fileutils.



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