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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...

  Rogerio Brito - rbrito@iname.com - http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito/
     Nectar homepage: http://www.linux.ime.usp.br/~rbrito/nectar/

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