Re: Changing from testing to unstable.
From: Sylvain Vedrenne (qsve_at_ocegr.fr)
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 17:22:59 +0200 To: Thomas Adam <email@example.com>
Thomas Adam wrote:
> --- Adam Funk <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>To change from testing to unstable, is is as simple as
>>s/testing/unstable in /etc/apt/sources.list, `apt-get update` and
>>`apt-get upgrade` (or do I need to use dist-upgrade for this)?
> Basically, yes.
> "dist-upgrade" implies "upgrade", but more importantly a dist-upgrade
> installs dependant packages external to those not already installed, which
> an upgrade does not (see the manpage for apt-get).
>>If I have problems with a package from unstable and want to revert to a
>>lower-numbered version, how would I do so?
In the first place, the package 'apt-listbugs' can help you avoid some
critical bugs (those that are already known at the time you apt-get
> Generally you don't -- you wait for the bug to be fixed.
> -- Thomas Adam
> "The Linux Weekend Mechanic" -- http://linuxgazette.net
> "TAG Editor" -- http://linuxgazette.net
> "<shrug> We'll just save up your sins, Thomas, and punish
> you for all of them at once when you get better. The
> experience will probably kill you. :)"
> -- Benjamin A. Okopnik (Linux Gazette Technical Editor)
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