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Re: The stable/testing/unstable branches not a solution ?

Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> I have to administer a machine on which several (~10) users use a
> graphical environment using remote X logins. Since one of the goals of
> this machine is to promote GNU/Linux in my engineering school, I need
> top-quality and recent software. Of course, I'm running Debian.

The solution to your problem is well-known. Install woody 
and inside a sid chroot. Install in the chroot the softwares you
need to be current version.

If a problem with sid happen, it will not affect the whole machine and
you will be able to revert to the woody version.

More importantly most security-sensitives software will be from woody and
will benefit from the woody security update.

Packages involved: debootstrap, dchroot.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

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