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Re: Why are new package versions depending on libc6 in unstable?

On Fri, Nov 22, 2002 at 02:29:48AM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> * Michael Stone 
> | On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 10:26:37AM -0800, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> | > Yes, please use experemental more than it is now.
> | 
> | Please never use experimental. I much prefer private apt repositories
> | with discrete units (e.g., an X repository or gnome repository) over
> | experimental, which is a random collection of software, some of which
> | might really toast your system.
> Nothing is installed from experimental because of dependencies.. you
> have to be explicit about each and every package.  (Unless you have
> overridden that using apt's preference, in which case you should know
> that you are out on a limb).  AIUI, anyhow.

Nice, (btw, this is documented in man apt_preferences) but how do you know
there is a new version available in experemental from apt-cache?

Anyway, with this, experemental looks even better. :)

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