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Re: A case study of a new user turned off debian

On Tuesday 04 Nov 2003 05:47, Greg Stark wrote:

> to list the available revisions then explicitly
> apt-get install libc6:2.3.2-8
> Actually this wouldn't really have helped my friend at all because he was
> unlucky enough that the *first* version of libc6 from unstable that he saw
> happened to be the buggy one. That doesn't really happen that often to
> libc6 so he had particularly bad luck there.

Er, doesn't apt-get install libc6=2.3.2-8 do exactly this?

man pages are a wonderful thing.

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