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Re: [SLUG] Debian Potato -> Sid upgrade.
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Debian Potato -> Sid upgrade.
- From: Steven@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Thu Feb 8 19:23:02 2001
For anyone who is interested an update on the trials and tribulations of my
I reinstalled potato, and (thank you to Martin) I then upgraded Perl to
unstable to get v 5.6. Then rather than do a dist-upgrade to unstable I
changed to testing (woody). It took a few goes but it seems to have
On Wed, 7 Feb 2001 Steven@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I thought I would try unstable on my portable. Following various
> instructions found by searching Debian.org & Google I did the following:
> 1. install stable from cd (base only)
> 2. change sources.list to point at unstable sources at mirror.aarnet etc
> 3. run apt-get update
> 4. run apt-get -d dist-upgrade
> 5. run apt-get -u -f --simulate dist-upgrade (All looked OK at this
> 6. run apt-get -u -f dist-upgrade
> Apt reports "problems" with a number of packages at the end of this
> including ifupdown, netkit-inetd, netbase, exim, mailx, setserial,
> & ppp.