|author||Jason Woodward||2004-10-04 00:16:50 +0000|
|committer||Jason Woodward||2004-10-04 00:16:50 +0000|
--dist-upgrade --reinstall note to the tracking current faq
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@@ -590,6 +590,10 @@ Frequenty Asked Questions:
--dist-upgrade will ensure that the base set is always present while at the
same time keeping your installed packages up to date.
+ --dist-upgrade --reinstall can also be useful when some packages in the base
+ disk set change versions (cxxlibs and sed come to mind). This will reinstall
+ those base packages that may have lesser version numbers.
29. How would I script an ldd dependency hack with slapt-get?