[maemo-users] Removing excess packages after Diablo upgrade

From: Ryan Abel rabelg5 at gmail.com
Date: Wed Aug 20 20:25:01 EEST 2008
----- Original message -----
> "ext R. G. Newbury" <newbury at mandamus.org> writes:
> > These along with many other packages (chinese-font, clink-av0, gnuchess
> > for example) are listed as dependencies/requirements of 'OS2008 feature
> > upgrade 1:4.2008.23-14'.
> >
> > Is there any way to remove this sort of restriction? (Unpack, revise and
> > repack the .deb for example.?)
> Yes, that would work.  You can also remove the files of the packages and
> leave the package itself installed (after verifying that nothing else
> than the osso-software-version-rx34 package depends on it.)
> A better option might be to just remove the osso-software-version-rx34
> (or -rx44) package and update 'manually' with "apt-get upgrade" etc from
> then on.

Bad p.an, apt-get upgrade resulted in reboot lo and general brokennessops for quite a few people who tried it with osso-software-version installed for this last round of updates.out

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