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Re: Dist-upgrade or upgrade. Which?

On 2013-04-21 22:52:39 +0100, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> On Sunday 21 April 2013 17:03:18 Chris Bannister wrote:
> > Using dist-upgrade can
> > remove half your sysytem before you can say OMG!
> I use aptitude not apt-get, so cannot comment on apt-get, but the
> "aptitude full-upgrade" command does nothing without asking first,
> so there is no question of it removing "half your system before you
> can say OMG".

Ditto with apt-get when packages need to be installed or removed
in addition to those listed on the command line.

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