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Re: How to achieve a minimum upgrade to potato ?

*Thierry Laronde wrote:
> Hello,
> I have tried to help a bit by making some cleaning in the BTS.
> But my help is limited because I'm on slink ; and because I have only a 
> modem connection and pay for the time a "total" upgrade would be a PITA.
> I'd like to put one of my PCs in potato but I'm wondering if there is a
> way to make a "minimum" upgrade, avoiding apt-get trying to upgrade everything.
> Is there a way to achieve this via the actual tools, or am I obligated to
> make the selection by hand ?
    The problem is defining "minimum" and knowing why you want to
upgrade.    You can try  "apt-get install pkg"  with a few
 packages that you would like upgraded.  Seeing that this usually pulls
in upgraded libc and so forth satisfies my itch to have new libraries
for no particular reason.

John Lapeyre <lapeyre@physics.arizona.edu>,  lapeyre@debian.org
Tucson,AZ     http://www.physics.arizona.edu/~lapeyre

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