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Re: The following packages will be REMOVED:



Ralf Mardorf:
> On Wed, 2012-11-14 at 10:11 +0100, Jochen Spieker wrote:
>> Ralf Mardorf:
>> 
>>> I can't speak for this particular case, but sometimes it seems to be
>>> less work to make a new install.
>> 
>> … which won't help in this case.
> 
> If it's a transition issue, why wouldn't help a install of the release
> version the OP wants, instead of upgrading from another release version?

"Transition issue" does not mean that the problem only arises during
upgrades.

> It doesn't matter what exactly the culprit is, installing the new
> release instead of upgrading from the forerunner will avoid conflicts
> caused by another style, policy or what ever. 

I fail to imagine a case where a new install solves dependency problems
that cannot be solved on an existing installation.

>> Oh, please. You don't understand this particular problem but use it as a
>> reason for a switch anyway?  I generelly don't understand why people
>> feel the need to announce their switch on this list
> 
> This switch has nothing to do with this particular issue, but with
> transitions. I'm thinking of not upgrading from one distro release to
> another and of not using a rolling release anymore.

You don't want any upgrades at all? You can have that with any
distribution. Just don't expect unlimited security support.

> I'm still uncertain, but I experienced at least the rolling release
> model as not working and I often read about issues when other people
> upgrade from one distro release to another.

Yes, there are problems with all approaches.

J.
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