Re: how to downgrade
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- Subject: Re: how to downgrade
- From: Colin Walters <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: 03 Dec 2002 13:57:47 -0500
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On Sun, 2002-12-01 at 01:15, Michael Hope wrote:
> I've never tried it, but dpkg does have a --force-downgrade option. I
> don't know how this interacts with apt (you may have to download the
> pacakges yourself) nor with meta packages such as gnome2.
It's worth noting that downgrading packages is explicitly not supported
by Debian. It will likely work for 90% of the packages out there, but
if it breaks, please don't file bugs.
If you're running sid, and you want to go back to woody, your best bet
is to reinstall your system.