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Re: apt-get install from testing got me into trouble with perl and libpng



--- Robert Harris
<robertdotfdotharris@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> Pete RedHair wrote:
> <nsip>
> > I was hopping that there was a way of fixing this
> and
> > when i have the necessary resources (time, another
> hd,
> > ...) i would do this upgrade.
> > 
> > I think that testing is now "stable" enough to be
> used
> > on a internal server, do you agree ?
> > 
> > 
> > =====
> > ---
> > Thanks
> > Pete
> 
> Probably. You pay your money and take your choice.
> If you need 100% 
> reliability, then you never upgrade or, at least,
> have a standby server. 
> If you don't, you could try upgrading a spare
> machine with the same 
> configuration as your server from woody to sarge. Or
> you could hope for 
> the best and just do it.
> 
> If you just do it, it is a "weekend" job - have
> plenty of time in hand 
> for unanticipated problems. The most likely problems
> you might encounter 
> are that:
> 
> 1. You will have to reconfigure your mail server
> 2. You will have to reconfigure your print server
> 3. You will have to reconfigure some network
> settings, e.g. DHCP, DNS
> 
> But if you are going to do it sooner or later, now
> is not a bad time to 
> choose.
> 
> Regards and Good luck!
> 
> Robert

I guess i'll leave it for the weekend, do it after a
full file systemn dump and save on some other server.

It's best to do it ASAP eor i guess i'll always be
thriving with these problems.

Thanks

=====
---
Thanks
Pete

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