Putting a TESTING package on a STABLE system
I am running a Debian 2.2, and have just upgraded/updated the system using
apt-get and this /etc/apt/sources.list:
deb ftp://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian stable main contrib non-free
deb ftp://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian stable/non-US main contrib non-free
What I should like to do is put a few TESTING packages on this system (
specifically Tomcat and its dependencies ).
I've been told that I should make a new sources.list, with 'stable' changed
to 'testing', and then run:
apt-get install tomcat
and _then_, restore my original sources.list. Is there anything I should
know about doing this ?
However, I believe that there's a better way, using apt-get 0.5. How would I
do this, and how would I get apt-get 0.5, which is in TESTING ?
Many thanks in advance, Harry