Author: Florian Zieboll Date: To: dng Subject: Re: [DNG] apt-get vs apt
On July 3, 2020 9:53:56 AM GMT+02:00, Alessandro Vesely via Dng <dng@???> wrote: > Hi,
> TL;DR: apt fails where apt-get works. Why?
I assume that using 'apt update && apt upgrade' would have worked fine, too. From the apt manpage:
| SCRIPT USAGE AND DIFFERENCES FROM OTHER APT TOOLS
| The apt(8) commandline is designed as an end-user
| tool and it may change behavior between versions.
| While it tries not to break backward compatibility
| this is not guaranteed either if a change seems
| beneficial for interactive use.
| All features of apt(8) are available in dedicated
| APT tools like apt-get(8) and apt-cache(8) as
| well. apt(8) just changes the default value of
| some options (see apt.conf(5) and specifically the
| Binary scope). So you should prefer using these
| commands (potentially with some additional options
| enabled) in your scripts as they keep backward
| compatibility as much as possible.
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