Re: ye olde upgrade vs. dist-upgrade
On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 08:41:27PM -0800, Bill Moseley wrote:
> Is there a reason to use or not use dist-upgrade on Woody machines for
> security updates?
Is there a reason to not actually bother reading the man page for apt-get
and learning the difference between the two targets?
'upgrade' - apt CAN'T change a package's installation state
'dist-upgrade' - apt CAN change a package's installation state
Further details I leave to the man page.
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