From: Paul Jakma (paulj at domain alphyra.ie)
Date: Wed 03 Oct 2001 - 14:30:59 IST
On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Tiarnan O'Corrain wrote:
> Because no newer version of the package is available, or because
> you have requested that the package be held back.
ah.. with apt-get install i see it's cause it's cause there the new
package is dependent on packages i dont have installed.
i presume the way to get it to install new packages to resolve
dependencies as necc'ry is 'dist-upgrade'?
> Try apt-get clean before the upgrade to clean out any existing
> debs. If that's not enough, try replicating the structure in
> a different filesystem, and use symbolic links.
ah... no way round so. :(
finally, i keep getting messages like:
File does not exist: /var/kits/apt/alphyra/base/release.test
in the log files of the HTTP server that acts as my apt source. what
aer they, and how do i generate them?
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