Re: Old ? Revisited. Was: [woody->potato, woody->slink, potato->slink?]
In early July, when Anthony first asked the question below, I sort of
kept my eye out for an answer or two on it:
"John Anthony Kazos Jr." wrote:
> Out of sheerest curiosity, since I'm not having any problems with woody beyond
> the X/gpm mouse grabbing and X->fb corruption, is there a way to downgrade from
> woody to potato, from woody to slink, and from potato to slink? I would assume a
> forced apt-get dist-upgrade with appropriate lines in sources.list would do the
> trick, but I've no desire to install and upgrade just to test.
Either I missed some responses, which may have gone directly to him, or
there wasn't much feedback on it.
In light of some recent discussions regarding apt-get, mixing releases,
Not to mention that I recently went to Woody...
I'd really like to hear about the reversability, bi-directionality,
whatever, capablilities built into apt-get, dselect and dpkg.
Has anyone actually done or at least attempted this?
Thanks for any light anyone can shed,