apt-get upgrade problem
lamsokvr at xprt.net
Wed Oct 26 18:35:33 UTC 2005
On Wed, 2005-10-26 at 14:17 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Vram wrote:
> >> > I tried dist-upgrade and it just says... HELD back...
> >> >
> >> > See my older post..
> >> D**n! You did say that, didn't you :-)
> >> What repo is your sources.list currently pointing to? You've not made it
> >> clear.
> >> When did you last do apt-get update?
> > /etc/apt/sources.list follows..
> > deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary main restricted
> > deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary main restricted
> You'd be wise to point those at a closer mirror (xx.archive.ubuntu.com,
> where xx is a country code).
OK Did that!!!
> > deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary universe
> > deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary universe
> > deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary-security main restricted
> > deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary-security main restricted
> You don't have hoary-updates. Duplicate hoary-security for hoary-updates.
OK... What do they look like??
> > #Debian security updates
> > deb ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security sarge/updates main contrib
> > non-free
> > deb ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security stable/updates main
> > contrib non-free
Took this out..
> And those could be a real problem. Hoary was based on sarge, originally,
> but the sarge that was released as Debian stable just a few weeks ago
> is much closer to Breezy than Hoary. Never include debian repos without
> _very_ careful use of pinning. There are very few packages that you can
> get from Debian that you can't get from a source that packages it
> especially for Ubuntu - on my system, only Mambo (still experimental on
> Debian) and Tomcat (I think - I haven't had an update in so long that I
> suppose I could be getting it off Ubuntu, now)
> > And I update and upgrade .. At least every 2nd or 3rd day
> Remove the Debian repo, add hoary-updates, do an update, try dist-upgrade.
> Then if you really need Debian, add it back _only_ to update those specific
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