updating and checkinstall

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Fri Sep 8 13:59:06 UTC 2006

"Eamonn Sullivan" <eamonn.sullivan 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?
> I had the same issue. I just removed and reinstalled checkinstall and
> got the latest version. I didn't figure out what the conflict was, but
> nothing else needed to be removed or fiddled with to reinstall the
> package.

In my case it wants to uninstall something called "installwatch"

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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