How to get apt to ignore "obsoletes" rpms...

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Thu Jul 29 15:30:56 UTC 2004

On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 10:44:33AM -0400, Aaron Gaudio wrote:
> I've installed dhcpcd as a workaround to a problem with dhclient and
> ethernet aliases. Now, whenever I try to apt-get upgrade, it complains
> that dhcpcd is obsoleted by dhclient but is still isntalled. Is there
> any way to configure apt to ignore this?

Try "apt-get dist-upgrade".

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