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Re: How to achieve a minimum upgrade to potato ?

On Fri, Feb 04, 2000 at 01:04:39PM -0700, John Lapeyre wrote:
> *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.    

The goal is to be able to help on some critical bugs. I can't if the machine
is not in potato, because the problems are with... potato release.

> 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.

Thanks, I will try this way.

Thierry LARONDE <thierry.laronde@polynum.com>
website : http://www.polynum.com
/home du SDF (Site Debian Francophone) : http://www.polynum.com/debian/

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