Subject: Re: updating installed packages
To: Xavier HUMBERT <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio Merino <email@example.com>
Date: 12/21/2002 16:22:24
On Sat, 21 Dec 2002 16:01:30 +0100
firstname.lastname@example.org (Xavier HUMBERT) wrote:
> Could you explain the difference between "delete/reinstall" and
> "replace" ?
replace will remember which packages depend upon the one you are updating,
and will fix dependancy records for all these packages to point to the new
version. Forcing a deinstall with -f will cause dependancies to be lost.
All of this, afaik. I may be wrong.
Julio Merino (http://jmmv.dyndns.org/) <email@example.com>