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Re: sources.list: experimental

Hans-J. Ullrich:
> I think my original question was wrong told: It is not a matter of the 
> difference between upgrade and dist-upgrade (this difference i well known by 
> me), my question aimed more to like "Hey, if there are higher versions in 
> experimental, are they automatically installed, when doing apt-get 
> dist-upgrade (like it behave, if I am running testing and add the repository 
> of sid in sources.list) ? Or are all versions in experimental ignored, as 
> experimental is handled in a special way ?" 

The correct answer has already been given, but just to make sure: yes,
experimental is handled differently. Apt will never automatically
upgrade a package on your system to the version in experimental (unless
you use pinning for that).

In public I try to remain calm and to appear perceptive.
[Agree]   [Disagree]

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