Re: What is the preferred way to install packages from testing/unstable in stable?
also sprach Aniruddha <email@example.com> [2009.05.20.0852 +0200]:
> Looking forward to the release of your book :) What about rebuilding
> packages with apt-get source / dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -b? Is
> this also possible (instead of building a Debian package from
If you do that on a stable system, then in most cases, the package
should install fine on the stable system.
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