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Re: upgrading just one "stable" package to "testing" version

OR... you could simply download the ssh testing deb file and install
that... (don't know what the dependencies are though).

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeremy Lunn" <jeremy@austux.net>
To: "Toby Thain" <toby@telegraphics.com.au>
Cc: <debian-isp@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 17, 2002 1:42 PM
Subject: Re: upgrading just one "stable" package to "testing" version

> On Sun, Mar 17, 2002 at 11:03:51AM +1100, Toby Thain wrote:
> > I've just upgraded one Debian 2.2 machine from stable to testing and
> > other 2.2 stable machines can't ssh into it ("Disconnecting: Bad
> > packet length 1349676916"). So I'd like to upgrade ssh on the client
> > machine to the "testing" version. But I don't know how to do this
> > other than adding "testing" to the apt-get sources, dselect upgrade,
> > etc., which will upgrade everything. Can anyone explain to me how to
> > be more selective?
> I'm not sure how this related to debian-isp but anyway you could add
> testing to your sources.list and do:
> apt-get update && apt-get -u install ssh
> Then either take it out again or create an /etc/apt/preferences file
> with something along the lines of:
> Package: *
> Pin: release a=testing
> Pin-Priority: 50
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