Downgrades using apt (was: Re: Old ? Revisited.)
On Jul 30 2000, montefin wrote:
> 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?
No, I haven't done this, but I think that you may get
something similar to what you want if you:
1 - change your sources.list to include the older version of
2 - apt-get update
3 - use apt-get with the --reinstall option.
Perhaps if you did something like apt-get --reinstall
dist-upgrade it would do what you want.
> Thanks for any light anyone can shed,
Hope this helps you at least a tiny bit, Roger...
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