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Re: the new apt-get recommendation

On 02/05/2011 03:35 PM, PMA wrote:
I have often read advice to the effect that it is best to choose *ONE*
package-handling strategy (dpkg OR apt-get OR aptitude OR synaptic)
and stick to it -- if only to ensure a consistent system representation
of my package installations history.

Since they use the same database, it's ok to mix them. What changes are things like conflict resolution algorithms, and that's probably why the release changes recommend apt-get for the lenny>squeeze upgrade.

If you do something right once, someone will ask you to do it again.


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