updating and checkinstall

Scott Sweeny ssweeny at gmail.com
Fri Sep 8 13:41:34 UTC 2006

On 9/8/06, David Abrahams <dave at boost-consulting.com> wrote:
> Not long ago, each time the update manager has new packages for me, it
> also informs me that it's not going to update checkinstall.  I don't
> understand why.  Can someone explain this to me?  What can I do about
> it?
> --
> Dave Abrahams
> Boost Consulting
> www.boost-consulting.com

I believe updating that package requires the removal of another
(though I can't remember the name of it).  Try going into Synaptic and
hitting the "Mark all upgrades" button, then choose "smart upgrade".
That should allow the upgrade to go through.


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