updating and checkinstall

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Fri Sep 8 21:42:12 UTC 2006

On Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:59:06 -0400
David Abrahams <dave at boost-consulting.com> wrote:

> > 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"

$ apt-cache depends checkinstall | grep installwatch
  Conflicts: installwatch
  Replaces: installwatch

So installwatch is no longer required...



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