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Re: ARGH! "Frozen" is back....

On Wed, Feb 09, 2000 at 03:04:05PM -0800, Joe Emenaker wrote:
> When the last Debian release was coming up, I had deselect downloading from
> stable, frozen, and unstable. Then, some time ago, 'frozen' went away. This
> caused dselect to complain a lot when updating package lists. So, I just
> finished taking the 'frozen' parts out of all of my
> /var/lib/dpkg/methods/ftp/vars files on all of my servers when..... boom,
> 'frozen' is back.
> So here's a thought: After each release, can we just keep 'frozen' pointed
> to the dist (ie, 'woody', 'potato', 'slink', etc.), even though 'stable' is
> also now pointing to it, too?

Why not just point apt at the *name* of the release that you want?

deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian potato main contrib non-free
deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US potato/non-US main contrib non-free

This way you don't have to worry about it.
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