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
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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