Re: HELP Downgrading (Was: WARNING about XFree86!)
On Wed, 21 Oct 1998, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Oct 1998, Joseph Carter wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 19, 1998 at 05:12:47PM -0500, Zed Pobre wrote:
> > > > packaging errors should use the new version (188.8.131.52a-3). Other should use
> > > > dpkg or dselect to put their X packages on hold.
> > >
> > > Hm? You can use dpkg to put packages on hold from the command
> > > line? Could someone tell me how this works, please? I have a
> > > personal dislike for dselect... :)
> > dpkg --get-selections
> > dpkg --set-selections
> > echo "pachage hold" | dpkg --set-selections
> Is there any help for those who got this warning to late????
> I did the update but my fvwm shows very strange behaviour (the pointer
> seems to be anywhere but not where this damn black arrow is on my screen).
> Are there any old packages to downgrade?
The hamm ones.
> Why does untested packages go to master, if the are so importand for
> a working system?
It is the unstable dist, and there were copious warnings...
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