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Re: Good practise for using etch-backports when lenny is released

Emmanuel Kasper schrieb am Mittwoch, den 15. Oktober 2008:

> Hello
> I have the following question:
> if I am using etch, and do not upgrade immediatly when lenny is released  
> should I then disable etch-backports from my sources.list ?
> From what I understand in this mail
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-isp/2008/09/msg00046.html
> if I keep etch-backports in my sources.list after Lenny is released, I  
> may get packages backported from Squeeze, which may break a later  
> etch2lenny upgrade
Yes thats true. But since there is no automatic installation of updates from
etch-bpo there should be no problem (only if you use that stupid pinning
mechanism, but that is your problem), so you just have to check the version
before you install or upgrade anything from bpo. 

Alexander Wirt, formorer@formorer.de 
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