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Re: [trinity-users] Upgrade lenny -> squeeze

From: "Mag. Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 08:19:44 +0200
Am Donnerstag, 28. April 2011 schrieb Brad Alexander:
> Would letting apt-get or aptitude uninstall everything it wants then trying
> to reinstall it all? I don't hold a lot of hope for this as this is what I
> was planning to do with the packages for the dist-upgrade, but this didn't
> work out so well...

Do so, but keep notes what it does. You could try aptitude and reinstall the 
trinity stuff that got uninstalled in a second pass.


>
> --b
>
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:38 AM, Brad Alexander <storm16@...> wrote:
> > Hi Greg,
> >
> > I used apt-get, because thats what the squeeze release notes recommended.
> >
> > What I did was apt-get update ; apt-get upgrade ; apt-get dist-upgrade.
> >
> > apt-get -f install gives me a list of packages to deinstall, a good
> > number of which seems to be trinity or trinity-related. I figure that
> > aptitude full upgrade will deinstall as well.
> >
> > --b
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:25 AM, Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...> wrote:
> >> What method did you use to upgrade? apt-get, aptitude, synaptic ?  Using
> >> apt-get
> >> from the cli has a couple of options.
> >>
> >> The unmet dependencies could be caused by the method of upgrading,
> >>  'apt-get dist-upgrade' allows installation of new dependencies,
> >> 'apt-get upgrade'
> >> only upgrades existing packages. Also 'apt-get -f install' will try to
> >> 'fix' a
> >> failed upgrade.
> >>
> >> The release notes seem to prefer apt-get over aptitude, a reversal from
> >> the Lenny.
> >> release. I normally try all cli install tools when something like this
> >> happens,
> >> don't use gui stuff. My preferred package manager is still 'dselect' .
> >> --
> >> Peace,
> >>
> >> Greg
> >>
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