Potato->woody upgrade fails

Sam Couter sam at couter.dropbear.id.au
Fri Nov 8 12:31:24 EST 2002

James McNeill <james at heague.com.au> wrote:
> Sounds like a dependency issue. I've had a very similar problem, with a 
> different package.

If it was an upgrade from a major version to the next major version,
report a bug.


> >but I expected more from Debian. 

So does Debian. :)

> Debian is cool. dselect isn't. Try using apt-get, apt-config, dpkg 
> manually. Then again, it's probably easier to do a fresh install of woody.

dselect is the recommended front-end to APT. apt-get is a back-end tool
to use the APT library on a low level. It doesn't support all of the
features that dselect does (Recommends and Suggests, for example).
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