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Re: Updating both Perl and Perl Modules from a binary repository
> This case (having to deinstall something else first) is exactly what IMO
> should *not* be the task of pkg_add, but a higher level tool. The
> existing logic to recursively update dependencies is already borderline,
> but forcing logic for even more complicated cases is not useful.
So what's the recommended way of handling my problem in the real world?
Do I really have to delete ~ALL my packages from the (production) system and
then re-install the top ones in order to keep the AUTOMATIC state intact?
I know apt can handle this. If dpkg can't (I don't know whether it can or not),
how does apt manage the intermediate state?
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