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Re: package management

Kevin van Haaren wrote:
> I run stable on my box, but i want one or two packages from testing.
> What's the best way to maintain this kind of setup?  Currently I use
> dselect to get any updates/security releases to packages.
> Am I correct in assuming that if I just list testing in my
> sources.list the next time i run dselect it'll want to upgrade all
> the packages I have installed (that have upgrades available)?

Yes. With APT 0.5 or later, you could set stable as the default though. I've
described how to do it several times here, the key is /etc/apt/apt.conf .

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)    \   Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast   \        XFree86 and DRI project member

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