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