Re: upgrade to Wheezy fails with aptitude
On Monday 02 April 2012 22:15:08 Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> As I understand it the latest recommendation is to use apt-get from
> command line and aptitude interactively.
Ah! Do you not use aptitude at the command line? Is that what you are
I never use it any other way. I tend to forget that it has an ncurses mode.
Which would explain why I thought that both apt and aptitude can be used for
day to day operations. In fact, I am sure that I saw that - but not that it
was the most recent utterance from on high, and from what you say, it wasn't.
> As it happens I'm doing just that:
> - on stable machines I usually just install or purge one or the other
> package and apply security updates. apt-get is a bit faster for such
> simple operations
> - on the sid install on my laptop I always have aptitude running because
> I upgrade very often, but also lookup (new) packages, etc. and
> aptitude's interactive mode is *very* useful when dealing with sid
> Hope this explains,