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Re: Is the stable/unstable split broken?

Jon Eisenstein wrote:
> Although I haven't tried it myself, I know many people have used another
> alternative and have had no major problems: Change sources.list to point
> to unstable, apt-get install X, and change sources.list back to
> stable. Possibly, since this works when done in this way, maybe it could
> be automated somehow.

Apt 0.4 allows just this, you use something like:

apt-get install foo=unstable

and it will grab unstable's version of package foo.

Of course, apt 0.4 is not even in unstable yet.

see shy jo

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