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Re: dist-upgrade . . . to what?

On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 10:34:25PM -0400, Carl Fink wrote:
> The difference between upgrade and dist-upgrade is this:  dist-upgrade
> automatically tries to resolve problems with dependencies when upgrading
> packages.  That is, for instance, it will remove conflicting packages.

Uh, no, the difference between the 'upgrade' and 'dist-upgrade' targets is
that 'upgrade' is not allowed to change the installation state of a
package, and 'dist-upgrade' is.

Both of them resolve "problems" with dependencies... that's kind of the
idea behind dependency resolution.

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