Re: To dselect or aptitude, that is the question
In article <[🔎] 408E5C14.firstname.lastname@example.org>, on Tue, 27 Apr 2004
21:11:48 +0800, Katipo wrote:
> Jules Dubois wrote:
> My impression was that you were looking at a potentially broken system,
> and thought that the appropriate response was damage control.
I finally realized that and attempted to actually be clear about what I
was saying and asking.
> 1) Some packages which I've installed are listed as 'upgradable'.
>> I have older versions and newer versions are available.
> Comment out all unwanted apt/ sources.list entries before you do so.
Done. I now have only Debian Woody and Sid and Libranet Cedar left. I
also discovered that netselect-apt was no longer installed on my system
but the package was in the cache. I don't know how that could have
> Nothing wrong with unstable.
> It's where I'm heading.
> But it's too late to shut the stable door, once the horse has bolted.
> How important are the next three weeks?
I have a project I must finish but I was overoptimistic. I don't have
three weeks; I have eight days.
> Get yourself a full Sarge system first, and after that go to Sid.
I had a Sarge system before it changed.
Libranet had me updating from Woody, Sarge, Sid, experimental, a snapshot,
and Libranet itself. I don't know what I could call this combination but
fortunately I never had a non-functional system.