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Re: etch-backports strangeness

On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 3:55 PM, Roberto C. Sánchez
<roberto@connexer.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 03:42:55PM +0100, Boris Dores wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 09:05:08AM (GMT-0500), Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
>> > What I do not understand is why hundreds of packages would be scheduled
>> > to upgrade, even when many of them are installed from the etch version,
>> > and not from the etch-backports version.
>> >
>> > Could someone hazard a guess as to what is going on?
>>   It's seems likely that there is a line with "stable" instead of "etch"
>> in your /etc/apt/sources.list, automatically trigerring the upgrade when
>> Lenny was released this week end.
>>   Best regards.
> Sorry for not being more precise, but that is not it.  Packages are only
> being upgraded to the latest version of etch-backports (whether or not
> the version currently installed on the system was pulled from
> etch-backports) and there are no occurrences of "stable" in my
> sources.list.
> If "stable" were in there, it'd be lots more packages for the upgrade.


apt-cache policy <package>

on some of those packages going to be upgraded.  Maybe it will give you
a hint.

Ondřej Surý <ondrej@sury.org>

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