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Re: Upgrading already installed gnome2 stuff

On Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 03:56:26PM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Sat, 2002-10-19 at 14:20, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Especifically, what i want is to install the gnome2 package from
> > experimental, and upgrade them automatically, without pulling in the pam
> > packages of experimental for example.
> That's not really possible without explicitly listing all of the gnome 2
> packages in /etc/apt/preferences.  What I do however I just use
> aptitude.  I've put stuff from experimental other than the gnome 2 stuff
> on hold (use '=').
> BTW, you want to use the "gnome" package instead of "gnome2" now.

Yes, i know, i also do apt-get -t experimental upgrade gnome, and it
works mostly, i just wanted to put a grain of salt in what Raphael
suggested, as it can break things.

Still, i think wi may miss some packages by doing so.


Sven Luther

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