Re: Impossible to migrate to buster
- Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2018 18:17:53 +0100
- From: Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Impossible to migrate to buster
On Sat 20 Oct 2018 at 16:09:07 +0200, Pierre Couderc wrote:
> On 10/20/18 10:02 AM, Pierre Couderc wrote:
> > .....
> > Need to get 182 MB of archives.
> > After this operation, 417 MB of additional disk space will be used.
> > Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Abort.
> > root@server:~#
> > The upgrade is aborted without I have keyed anything !!!
> > What am I missing ?
> > Thanks
> > PC
> Thnk you for all your answers.
> I have not found this option -y in apt, but it works and buster is
The apt manual says:
> Much like apt itself, its manpage is intended as an end user
> interface and as such only mentions the most used commands
> and options partly to not duplicate information in multiple
> places and partly to avoid overwhelming readers with a
> cornucopia of options and details.
so, to some extent, this is a justification for the -y option not being
documented. dist-upgrade is not documented either.
> apt dist-upgrade and apt autoremove have the same problem worked aroun by
> -y option.
> Anyway, have found that the problem occurs only in a ssh session not
> directly on the local console !!
> I do not understand why ?
Neither does anyone else, I think. You could think in terms of its being
a bug and reporting it.