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Re: Wish: Unfreeze Woody and start anew



> > Question: wouldn't that also require getting apt, dpkg, etc. from
> > woody?  I though pinning wasn't available in potato?
> 
> And most woody packages require libc6 2.2, which potato does not have.
> Doing apt-get source openssh -b on potato with your deb-src lines set to
> woody instead works better, but you have to do it for all te
> dependancies too for it to work.  I have done it, and it does work, if
> you are patient enough to go through it all.

I had done it, too, and I was going to be really disappointed if there
was an easier way. :-)

Thanks...

KEN

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Kenneth J. Pronovici <pronovic@ieee.org>
Personal Homepage: http://www.skyjammer.com/~pronovic/
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little 
 temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." 
      - Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759 

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