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Old 03-30-2012, 04:16 PM   #1
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Distribution: Slackware 14.1 64bit Multilib
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Slackware 13.37 64bit multilib questions: update to /patch


I use 13.37 64 bit Multilib version of Slackware

1 - Can i update every new package in /patch ? or should i blacklist [0-9]+alien package and eventually SBO package from /etc/slackpkg/blacklist ?

thx for help.

Edit: yes ^^

Last edited by Eeel; 03-31-2012 at 05:17 PM.
Old 04-01-2012, 03:32 AM   #2
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/etc/slackpkg/blacklist is used by slackpkg only. So if you upgrade the system using slackpkg, you should blacklist multilib packages from AlienBOB.
If you simply use upgradepkg then /etc/slackpkg/blacklist won't be used hence you should be careful not to upgrade multilib packages.


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