[clug] Dist-upgrade woes - was Re: Advice request on upgrade to Debian Squeeze local mirrors?
scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 16:45:16 MDT 2011
On Fri, 25 Mar 2011 05:56:44 +0000 (UTC) Felix Karpfen wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Mar 2011 09:41:00 +1100, Scott Ferguson wrote:
>> > On Wed, 23 Mar 2011 18:44:37 +0000 (UTC) Felix Karpfen wrote:
> Your posts all made it (to my newsreader); my last posting made it to
> "gmane.org" and from thence to the CLUG list; but not back to my
> newsreader. I have now set up an alternative route to "gmane.org" via
> "Google Reader"; so I will know what failed to arrive and at what point.
I've had nothing but problems going via gmane.org - though I can't rule
out Google as the cause.
> The end-product of the failed dist-upgrade may be beyond my repair-
> abilities. But it led to the discovery of "reportbug" package/routine.
> This is the official channel for communicating with the Debian package
> maintainers. I sent a brief summary of my woes and scored preliminary
> replies direct from 2 maintainers within 4 hours of posting my story.
> I will not weary the CLUG list with the details. If you are interested, I
> can send to you direct the copies of my answers to their replies. But it
> might be better to wait until the full story has unfolded.
I'm interested in the final outcome but... posting it here, or to
debian-users, might be more useful to others than sending it to me.
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