Re: apt-get update works fine; but apt-get upgrade does not
On Tue, Jul 26, 2005 at 06:10:19PM -0500, Josh Battles wrote:
> Joe Potter said:
> > I am running Sid, and I can use apt-get update just fine. However, when
> > I then run apt-get upgrade I see apt fail to get even a single file.
> > Each one yields the message about failed to open the file.
> > I thought that if the server was down, update would fail; and if update
> > worked then upgrade would also.
> > Does anyone know the status of the repositories?
> I may be wrong here, but isn't the command apt-get dist-upgrade? Maybe
> you're confusing aptitude upgrade with the apt-get version?
You're wrong here. "apt-get upgrade" is a perfectly valid command.
"apt-get dist-upgrade" is also valid, and means "upgrade even if that
means installing other, new packages as well."
Josh: actually Etch just hasn't had many upgrades lately. Major
changes in Sid are delaying migration of packages, I hear.
Carl Fink email@example.com
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