Re: Downgrading a package to get it into upcoming release
On Tue, 16 Feb 2010, Antonin Kral wrote:
I am looking for some advise / opinions. I am working with guys from
MongoDB project to get stable package in Debian. We have currently
version 1.3.1 in unstable, this is considered as development branch
which is not very stable.
Is there any way how to reasonably push older version (1.2.x which is
considered stable), which has not been in Debian before to enable its
inclusion in upcoming Debian freeze/stable release?
You could use epochs to make the old version have a newer version number
according to dpkg. I don't know how distasteful that is, though.
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