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Re: Odd version mismatch with smartmontools

On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 10:07:56PM +0100, Norbert Tretkowski wrote:
> * Rob Munsch wrote:
> > Ok, seems right.  But now try smartctl -V, and note the output:
> > 
> > smartmontools release 5.32 dated 2004/07/05 at 08:10:26 UTC
> That's not smartctl from smartmontools 5.36-8~bpo.1.

But it is the exact version distributed in the Sarge smartmontools

On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 03:20:08PM -0500, Rob Munsch wrote:
> That's deeply weird; i installed smartmontools not 10 minutes before 
> getting the above output, on a clean system.  Why would it install 
> something other than the lastest version available..?

Aptitude will continue to pick Sarge's packages by default (even though
the bpo package has a later version number).  See 
for a couple of ways to get Aptitude to choose the bpo version.

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