[clug] Dist-upgrade woes - was Re: Advice request on upgrade to Debian Squeeze local mirrors?

Scott Ferguson 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.
> Felix

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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