Edgy in the news

m c markc.lists at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 29 21:19:21 GMT 2006

On 10/29/06, Peter Garrett <peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Oct 2006 20:26:09 +0000
> "m c" <markc.lists at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >  - Could apt be patched to give clearer warnings that dist upgrading
> > could break your system, and recommend that the user run upgrade
> > manager instead. In fact, just run update-manager when the user tries
> > this, whilst siulanousy taking their pony away from them
> Umm - dist-upgrade is still a useful tool in certain contexts, especially
> coupled with aptitude. Simply insisting on the update-manager strikes me as
> rather unworkable anyway. Or is there a work-around for people whose X is
> broken, or who are upgrading from a system without X or gnome etc ?

Yes, sorry I was being flippant. However, I believe mvo is working on
a CLI for update manager


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