[svlug] Report From LinuxWorld
J C Lawrence
claw at 2wire.com
Wed Aug 29 18:51:01 PDT 2001
On Wed, 29 Aug 2001 21:33:01 -0400 (EDT)
John Donagher <john at webmeta.com> wrote:
> In most of my debian experience (about 5 installs), this has been
> the case, however, in one case, the dist-upgrade failed
> mid-process leaving me with a non-functioning Perl installation,
> which means apt-get stopped working. Ouch!
Yeah, its happened to me twice (both times while following
unstable). That's pretty par for the course however when following
unstable -- you're pre-admitting that you are willing to bite such
I've yet to see this happen in the normal case (ie stable), tho I
recall a message to debian-news from Joey Hess a couple years ago
during the perl 5.004 migration (?!?) that cought a few folks in
> Anyway, the fact that apt-get works at all is amazing to me, so I
> don't mind the occasional bug.
apt-get is very pleasant.
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