Re: My machine was hacked - possibly via sshd?
On 31 Mar 2005, JM wrote:
>> You can use pinning to pull in some packages from testing to stable or
>> whatever if you really must.
> My experiences with pining have been good in the begining but, sooner or
> later, I ended up with a broken system. Happy now running sarge but I
> recognize the value of woody/sarge as a server, and sarge or unstable for
> a <very> cool desktop computer.
I absolutely agree: pinning is a way to a universe of pain.
What you want is to use backports.org for the packages you *can't* live
without on servers, or backport yourself if there isn't an existing
Friends don't let friends try to use pinning and mixed stable/unstable.
 Postfix 2.*, Amavisd-new and ClamAV current, for me.
Every old idea will be proposed again with a different name and a different
presentation, regardless of whether it works.
-- RFC 1925