Re: linux-kernel needs dist-upgrade (again)
- Date: Fri, 3 May 2019 15:40:09 +0200
- From: john doe <johndoe65534@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: linux-kernel needs dist-upgrade (again)
On 5/3/2019 3:32 PM, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Fri, May 03, 2019 at 06:10:45AM +0000, Bonno Bloksma wrote:
>> I would like to understand why apt-get upgrade holds backup the upgrade of the Linux kernel.
> Because the kernel ABI changed, and a new package has to be installed.
> It's not just an upgrade of an existing package.
> By default, "apt upgrade" will allow new packages to be installed, but
> "apt-get upgrade" will not.
> You can use "apt-get dist-upgrade". Or you can use
> "apt-get --with-new-pkgs upgrade". Or you can (maybe?) tweak some variable
> in apt.conf to make --with-new-pkgs the default behavior.
Or to install the package without using dist-upgrade:
$ apt-get install <PKG>