Re: apt-get: upgrade one package to particular version?
apt-get --install icewm
should be all you need to do.
On 21 Jul, Carl Fink wrote:
| I've installed apt-get. It works great . . but. (You knew there was
| a "but" coming, right?)
| If I want to upgrade one package, e.g. icewm, to the version in
| unstable, the only way the man page seems to permit would be to edit
| /etc/apt/sources.list so apt would look for *everything* in unstable,
| install that one package, then re-edit the file . . . which would also
| require running "apt-get update" twice, right?
| The man page makes it clear that you can't give apt a version number,
| so is there any other way to tell it "I just want this one package
| from unstable, not everything."?
| For that matter, what if I wanted an *older* version for some reason?
| Would I have to specify that in sources.list as well?
| Thanks for any answers.
Eric G. Miller
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