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Re: Downgrading from Sid to Sarge ?



On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 03:20:57PM -0500, Mehul Sanghvi wrote:
> 'allo,
> 
>     I've been working with what I thought was Sarge.  I noticed today
> that I'm actually
> pulling down packages from unstable (Sid).  How do I ensure that I am
> always using
> Sarge, though at times there might be something in Sid that I might
> want to pull down
> and try out.
> 
> In /etc/apt/apt.conf:
> 
> APT
> {
>   Default-Release "testing";
> };
> 
> 
> This should make sure that I only get from testing aka Sarge, yes ? 


It looks like, yes ... at least for me: But did you actually write to
your apt sources list the Debian locations for sarge, and only those
for sarge? Or do you have the locations for unstable in there, too?

I'm asking because I can't understand how one could install *by
accident* packages from one branch while actually wanting pulled in
those from another one.

HTH

Best Regards
  Wolfgang

-- 
Wolfgang Pfeiffer
http://profiles.yahoo.com/wolfgangpfeiffer



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