[oclug] Debian 2.1 and apache
raywood at magma.ca
Wed Oct 16 12:46:04 EDT 2002
On Wed, Oct 16, 2002 at 12:03:19PM -0400, B McKee remarked:
> > > I don't know that you can upgrade directly from 2.1 to 3.0
> > > with apt. It might be easier for him just to wipe
> > > everything and start anew. Just a thought.
> > Technically you should be able to.... it would be an
> > interesting experiment ;)
> > I think the biggest problem would be ensuring that the newer
> > dpkg/apt tools are installed first.. hopefully the older
> > version of apt _would_ take care of that. There may also be
> > some perl issues.
> > Hopefully the user/victim will be nice enough to try it, and
> > let us know how it went ;)
> Ya know, I'm almost enough of a glutton for punishment to try
> it - but over a dialup line?
FWIW I used to do this over dialup. Just start a download at
night before you go to sleep, then check in in the morning. I
seem to recall this would take a couple of nights or so of this.
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