updating and checkinstall

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Fri Sep 8 13:58:16 UTC 2006

"Scott Sweeny" <ssweeny at gmail.com> writes:

> 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, 

Nothing gets marked.
But even if I explicitly mark checkinstall for upgrade...

> then choose "smart upgrade".

I don't see "smart upgrade" anywhere in the interface.  What am I

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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