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Re: Problem with upgrading libc6

On Mon March 16 2009 09:42:54 NFN Smith wrote:
> Is there a way of getting around this one (perhaps booting from a CD and
> using the rescue shell)?  Or is it going to be faster/easier to simply
> back up the machine and rebuild it?

With tricky upgrades I usually remove all -dev packages first
and reinstall them after.  They're not usually needed during
the upgrade and removing them avoids a bunch of dependency

The other thing we often have to remove in tricky cases is
Open Office.

YMMV a lot,

--Mike Bird

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