Re: upgrade to a lib in testing
Hi. I don't seem to have it right. I get an error on 'apt-get install
Reading Package Lists...
Building Dependency Tree...
E: Couldn't find package libsdl1.1-dev
Here's my sources.list:
deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian stable main contrib non-free
deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US stable/non-US main contrib
deb http://security.debian.org stable/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://http.us.debian.org/debian testing main contrib non-free
deb http://linuxvideo.org/oms/data/debian ./
I'm also trying to 'apt-get install oms'. That says it won't install as a
one line because of other dependencies. How do I indicate it should pull
Is there a way I can see all this in dselect so that I can interactively
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrian Bunk" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Robin Rowe" <email@example.com>
Cc: "Debian Users" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2001 2:56 AM
Subject: Re: How to upgrade to a tested lib?
> On Thu, 15 Feb 2001, Robin Rowe wrote:
> > I have some apps I want to build that require newer libs than what I
> > installed from stable. How do I tell dselect/apt/dpkg to let me pick the
> > newer SDL lib (for instance) out of tested, bring with it any dependent
> > (which may also be in tested), but not make a change to newer packages
> > across the board?
> Add the following to your /etc/apt/sources.list:
> deb-src ftp://ftp.xxx.debian.org/debian testing main contrib non-free
> (replace the "xxx" with the country code for your latest mirror, e.g. I
> use "de")
> then do an
> apt-get install libsdl1.1-dev
> > Related question, if I did want to upgrade across the board to woody,
> > would I do that?
> apt-get -u dist-upgrade
> > Thanks!
> > Robin
> Nicht weil die Dinge schwierig sind wagen wir sie nicht,
> sondern weil wir sie nicht wagen sind sie schwierig.