Re: Does "apt-get dist-upgrade" upgrade the kernel?
On Sun, 08 May 2011 20:33:22 +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Du, 08 mai 11, 17:13:38, Camaleón wrote:
>> Sure. I mean I already had the "linux-image-2.6.32-5-686" package
>> installed but "apt-get dist-upgrade" did not offer the latest version
>> available ("linux-image-2.6.38-2-686") so I had to manually install it.
> (so I did understand it right after all)
> But an older kernel image can not depend on a newer one (how would it
> know its future version?), that's why the meta-packages exist ;)
Hum... then as Boyd also said (@Boyd, thanks for the explanation), can we
conclude that _only_ a kernel meta-package will be able to perform the
automatic upgrade to the latest version available?