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Re: upgrade to Wheezy fails with aptitude

On Mi, 28 mar 12, 10:56:49, Pierre Frenkiel wrote:
> >The release note "4.4.6. Upgrading the system" has:
> >http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/release-notes/ch-upgrading.en.html#upgrading-full
> >The upgrade process for other releases recommended the use of aptitude
> >for the upgrade. This tool is not recommended for upgrades from lenny to
> >squeeze.
> hi,
>   In a perfect world, this information would be enough to know what to do.
>   Alas, it is not, and the documentation found at different (official) places is
>   not always consistent.

Please feel free to report bugs for such inconsistencies, but the 
Release Notes are the canonical documentation for upgrading from one 
Debian stable release to another.

>   In the debian faq, I read:
>      Note that apt-get now installs recommended packages as default and is
>      the preferred program for package management from console to perform
>      system installation and major system upgrades for its robustness.
>      aptitude is recommended for daily package management from console.

How exactly does this contradict the Release Notes?

Kind regards,
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