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Re: When Debian 4.1 will arrive... will anyone care?

Craig Sanders wrote:

> IMO, if you need a 'stable' system with some newer packages, you're
> better off learning how apt's pinning stuff works than bothering with
> backports.  it's not hard.

The big difference is that with backports, they will be built with
stable libs etc. as far as possible -- that means a hell of a lot less
gets pulled in than with testing/unstable, no matter how you pin.

YMMV etc.



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