Re: Slink to Potato
Damon Muller (email@example.com) wrote:
> If I want to
> check out something that is only in Potato, I go and use apt-get to grab
> and install it. If it uses glibc2.1, it'll get that, and any other libs
> that it depends on.
> Being `binary compatible', does this mean that all the apps that I don't
> update will still work (with maybe some `rare exceptions')?
Yes. I have a mostly-slink-but-partly-potato box and it's just fine.
> Or do I need
> to do a dist-upgrade, and upgrade all of my apps to make sure they will
> still work?
I'd recommend against this, due to a few broken packages that are in the
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