Re: Upgrading from stable to testing
On Fre, 2003-02-14 at 04:26, Michael Lake wrote:
> I am interested in upgrading from stable to testing but have a few
> qualms... well will it go OK as I spend quite some time getting Debian
> stable onto this machine.
There are no guarantees, but Debian upgrades tend to be smooth. :)
> Having read the various howtos and posts that are around for such an
> upgrade it seems all I need to do is:
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> In the above comment out the security deb line and replace all instances
> of stable with testing.
You may even want to keep the stable security line.
> # apt-get upgrade
> The following packages have been kept back
> xlibmesa-dev-dri-trunk xlibmesa3-dri-trunk
> 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not upgraded.
If the same thing happens with dist-upgrade, try
apt-get install xlibmesa-dev-dri-trunk xlibmesa3-dri-trunk
and see what the problem is.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast