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Re: apt-get

From: Andreas Hauser <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 1 Jun 2004 10:26:56 -0000

ge wrote @ Tue, 01 Jun 2004 08:04:22 +0200:
> Hello,
> Andreas Hauser wrote:
> > man pkg_which
> > 
> > The pkg tools can do most (all?) the things dpkg can.
> > Your knowledge of both seems rather small.
> It's true that I'm no expert concerning pkg_*, but last time I checked the
> only way to upgrade packages with pkg_* was to first delete and then readd
> them (which is what portupgrade internally does too).  Is there a (sane)
> way to upgrade packages using pkg_* now?


Although i am not sure how that contributes to the discussion
when you already know about portupgrade.
Debian tools also deinstall/reinstall internally.
But FreeBSD has also binary patches provided by Colin:

Really it was not intended to lower someone but more like
rtfm and then let's discuss non-trivial things.


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