Re: Please document: Upgrade problems with apt pinning
On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 12:58:32PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 01:53:28AM +0200, Claus Fischer wrote:
> > In the upcoming sarge release and upgrade docs, please
> > remind people to turn off apt pinning.
> > *****
> > I had "upgraded" a machine from woody to sarge but
> > forgot to remove my apt pinning in /etc/apt/preferences,
> > which was intended to run a few packages from
> > testing on woody.
> > A few days later, for some reasons I thought the
> > machine had been upgraded already, and it took me
> > a while to find out why a few packages would remain
> > at an older version.
> > This is not easy to detect if there are only a few
> > old packages from woody. A specific note in the
> > upgrade documentation would help others avoid
> > those pitfalls.
> This is an issue for whoever at debian-doc is doing the release notes.
> (Is it still Rob Bradford?)
Thanks Colin. I'll commit something later today.
Rob 'robster' Bradford