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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
> installed!

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.

-- 
Brian.