[maemo-users] Removing excess packages after Diablo upgrade

From: Marius Vollmer marius.vollmer at nokia.com
Date: Thu Aug 21 12:59:54 EEST 2008
"ext Ryan Abel" <rabelg5 at gmail.com> writes:
>> 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 plan, 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

I think the plan is good, it's just that we have to fix things to make
it work.

I will try to investigate a bit to see how broken things actually are.
(I mainly suspect broken 'essentials' declarations to cause dist-upgrade
to remove important packages by accident, etc.)

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