[linux-elitists] sarge

Rick Moen rick@linuxmafia.com
Mon Jan 5 21:18:14 PST 2004

Quoting Tony Godshall (togo@of.net):

> No, the ultra-cautions would simulate the effects of each
> change before actually doing it (having been bitten, admittedly 
> in unstable, I always do 'apt-get -s install' and look for
> packages being removed that I don't want removed before I do
> the real thing.

Couldn't hurt -- but, in my experience, you're asked confirmation if
anything surprising is going to happen, anyway, even without the "-s".

Cheers,        "A raccoon tangled with a 23,000 volt line, today.  The results
Rick Moen       blacked out 1400 homes and, of course, one raccoon."
rick@linuxmafia.com                                  -- Steel City News


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