Re: upgrade a packge
--- Vivek Kumar <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Hi there,
> I need help to upgrade a certain package. I used
> following command:
> apt-get upgrade perl
> Once I do this it gives me a list of packages and
> goes back to the
> prompt. I see perl-base in the list.
> Can I upgrade single package ?? There is sendmail
> also in the list so if
> I upgrade all the packages I am afraid that sendmail
> will also get
> upgraded and so is the configuration files. I don't
> want to affect my
> mailing system.
> Any Help !!
> V Kumar
If all you want to do is upgrade a single package then
apt-get install perl
Depending on what's in your /etc/sources.list file you
might have to add a '-t testing' or '-t unstable' to
the command to ensure you're getting the one you want.
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