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Re: stretch apt-get -u dist-upgrade does not result in sid

Gene Heskett composed on 2017-02-18 00:25 (UTC-0500):

Felix Miata wrote:

I changed sources.list to point only to sid, then apt-get clean, then
apt-get update, apt-get -u dist-upgrade. /etc/debian_version and
/etc/issue still say I have 9.0. Can held back non-essential packages
stonewall a dist-upgrade? mc and mc-lang 4.8.17 have been held back by
me manually because 4.8.18 is broken. Is this why I don't seem to have

File the bug. Its pretty likely.

File which bug? mc-4.8.19 is fixed.
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