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Re: upgrading to unstable KDE



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On Wed, Apr 02, 2003 at 03:12:32AM -0600,  Rob VanFleet wrote:
> That being said, you'll probably run into a few false starts during the
> dist-upgrade - few conflicting packages that need to be tweaked manually
> or temporarily removed with dpkg (sometimes using some sort of --force).
> Once you get the hang of it, unstable transitions aren't so bad, but
> having a small amont of packages to upgrade as well as some experience
> "massaging" the packages to get out of dist-upgrade problems (most of
> the time a --fix-missing will do the trick) helps.

I'd also go re-read the long "The Myth of Apt Pinning" thread that ran
a while back.  One of the DDs speaks out against pinning, essentially
considering it harmful.  Consider yourself warned if you *really* want
to run a frankendistro.

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