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@@ -164,13 +164,15 @@ Frequenty Asked Questions:
### then, let slapt-get upgrade the rest
$ slapt-get --dist-upgrade
- ### or you can specify --remove-obsolete to remove
- ### all depreciated packages. CAUTION: this can only
- ### take into consideration packages that are available
- ### from your current sources. Thus self made packages
- ### will be considered obsolete as well. Only use this
- ### if you have been using Slackware packages exclusively.
- ### You can also use this option for information purposes.
+ Or you can specify --remove-obsolete to remove all depreciated packages.
+ CAUTION: this can only take into consideration packages that are available
+ from your current sources. Thus self made packages will be considered
+ obsolete as well (they can be excluded within slapt-getrc, however). Only
+ use this if you have been using Slackware packages exclusively. You can
+ also use this option for information purposes, observing the obsolete
+ packages, then passing all the ones you are sure of to --remove (which can
+ accept multiple packages at once).
+ ### dist upgrade and remove all depreciated/obsolete packages
$ slapt-get --dist-upgrade --remove-obsolete
Then follow the rest of the directions in UPGRADE.TXT.
@@ -625,8 +627,9 @@ Frequenty Asked Questions:
--dist-upgrade --remove-obsolete will remove any packages that Pat has removed
from current. CAUTION: this can only take into consideration packages that
are available from your current sources. Thus self made packages will be
- considered obsolete as well. Only use this if you have been using Slackware
- packages exclusively. You can also use this option for information purposes.
+ considered obsolete as well (they can be excluded within slapt-getrc, however).
+ Only use this if you have been using Slackware packages exclusively. You can
+ also use this option for information purposes.
29. How would I script an ldd dependency hack with slapt-get?
@@ -865,6 +868,9 @@ Frequenty Asked Questions:
# slapt-get --dist-upgrade --remove-obsolete
+ NOTE: You will want to exclude any packages that are self made so they are
+ not removed.
+
41. What provisions have you made for dialup users?