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Re: apt-get upgrade removing ifupdown on jessie→stretch upgrade




On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:22:17AM +1300, martin f krafft wrote:
> [...] I've been using APT since one of its first
> versions, and I think "upgrade" has existed from the early days with
> precisely the promise that, unlike "dist-upgrade", it would not
> modify the set of installed packages, either way.

Indeed, from apt-get(8), under "upgrade":

    "under no circumstances are currently installed packages removed, or
     packages not already installed retrieved and installed."

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