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authorJason Woodward2005-01-10 22:19:22 +0000
committerJason Woodward2005-01-10 22:19:22 +0000
commitc572dee80af8b748f92a56f0cedf2731a7c345f8 (patch)
tree80c01c3e7dcc9da2a1fded8f9942fb3e31414077
parent8fd76bd763efccc7120eff662b697492964bac71 (diff)
downloadslapt-get-c572dee80af8b748f92a56f0cedf2731a7c345f8.tar.gz
updated note about third party packages during dist-upgrade
-rw-r--r--FAQ5
-rw-r--r--FAQ.html5
-rw-r--r--README8
3 files changed, 10 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/FAQ b/FAQ
index 5d9be67..ba091eb 100644
--- a/FAQ
+++ b/FAQ
@@ -131,8 +131,9 @@ Frequenty Asked Questions:
Change your source location within /etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc to point to
the newer release directory. --update your local package cache, then
--dist-upgrade to the newer release. You will also want to disable any
- third party package sources while upgrading to a newer release so you do
- not mix and match packages.
+ third party package sources while upgrading to a newer release do to the fact
+ that third party packages might not be as rigorously tested as official
+ packages, or may cause conflicts with files provided by official packages.
For instance, you have the following uncommented line as your source:
diff --git a/FAQ.html b/FAQ.html
index 08681c9..37065dc 100644
--- a/FAQ.html
+++ b/FAQ.html
@@ -145,8 +145,9 @@
Change your source location within /etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc to point to
the newer release directory. --update your local package cache, then
--dist-upgrade to the newer release. You will also want to disable any
- third party package sources while upgrading to a newer release so you do
- not mix and match packages.
+ third party package sources while upgrading to a newer release do to the fact
+ that third party packages might not be as rigorously tested as official
+ packages, or may cause conflicts with files provided by official packages.
For instance, you have the following uncommented line as your source:
diff --git a/README b/README
index 207fc61..519d30f 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -126,14 +126,14 @@ Table of Contents:
concerning dist-upgrade prior to running the command).
* --search to locate packages of interest by the package name, disk set,
or version. This supports POSIX and extended regular expressions.
- * --install to install a package. If the package is installed it will
- be upgraded
+ * --install to install a package. If the package is already installed it
+ will be upgraded.
* --list to see all the packages available from the package sources you
specified within the slapt-getrc configuration file.
* --installed to list all the packages you already have installed.
* --remove to remove packages.
- * --show to show information about packages
- * --clean to remove all downloaded packages from the local cache
+ * --show to show information about packages.
+ * --clean to remove all downloaded packages from the local cache.
* --autoclean to remove packages from local cache that are no longer
available on the package sources specified in the slapt-getrc file.