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Even if you aren't intentionally switching to a newer distribution,
--dist-upgrade will ensure that the base set is always present while at the
- same time keeping your installed packages up to date.
+ same time keeping your installed packages up to date. See also <a href="#slgFAQ9">FAQ #9</a>.
+ --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.
<A NAME="slgFAQ29"><B>29. How would I script an ldd dependency hack with slapt-get?</B></A>
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This does not apply to dependencies. If a dependency of a specified package
is detected, it is checked against the EXCLUDE list. If excluded, the
- dependency check for the specified package fails. Override this with --no-dep.
+ dependency check for the specified package fails. Override this with
<A NAME="slgFAQ31"><B>31. What about package conflicts? How can I specify a conflict for my package?</B></A>