Re: migrating debian unstable to debian testing ?
On Tue, Jul 03, 2001 at 06:30:44PM +0200, Bostjan Muller wrote:
| * On 03-07-01 at 18:22 D-Man (email@example.com) wrote:
| +----Here quoted text begins----+
| > On Tue, Jul 03, 2001 at 12:18:57PM +0200, Bostjan Muller wrote:
| > | Hi!
| > |
| > | I'd like to know if there is any way of downgrading all packages
| > | from Debian unstable (sid) version to Debian testing (woody)
| > | version?
| > Change your /etc/apt/sources.lst to point to testing, then wait a few
| > weeks :-).
| > The only difference between unstable and testing is that testing's
| > packages were in unstable for two weeks without any bugs against it
| > (or new uploads of it). So if you stop updating your sid packages and
| > wait a couple of weeks, everything you have will be in testing and
| > then you can call your system 'testing" :-).
| > AFAIK apt likes to updgrade things, not downgrade so you can't really
| > just apt-get from the newer to the older package.
| +----and here the quote ends----+
| Yes I know that but isn't testing aka woody in feature freeze? So it will not
| be getting any new versions just corrections?
No, not yet. Policy will be finished on July 21, IIRC, and packages
and last-minute-I-wanted-to-include-this-neat-new-feature updates will
still happen for quite a while.