Re: Debian downgrade from unstable to testing
I don't have this manual 5 apt_preferences installed.
When I create the preferences file name, I get: E: Invalid record in
I've installed my debian from Knoppix, though it shouldn't make much
difference I think.
> Read about pinning man 5 apt_preferences
> You need somthing like this (untested) in your /etc/apt/preferences
> Package: *
> Pin: release a=testing
> Pin-Priority: 1001
> Then apt-get update with the right entries in your sources.list and
> apt-get dist-upgrade it. Have fun while digging through various problems.
> Another way (maybe better) might be just to revert the sources.list to
> testing and then stick with it and wait until new packages pop up in
> unstable and later in testing. This will take some time to get you back
> to testing.