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Re: Two suggestions for woody release

Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:

> On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 10:18:43PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> >      apt-get --distribution=sid install FOO
> apt-get install -t unstable foo
> apt-get install foo/unstable
> both work, if you've got a recent enough apt. And
> apt-get source -b foo
> often works too. It helps if you're familiar with the existing tools
> before going off on "wouldn't it be nice if" digressions.

1) Note that developers don't actually suggest this to users (at least
   not the friends of mine who have had the problem described).

2) Does the resulting install automatically track the upgraded package
   from the new distribution?  

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