Re: Installing new software
"Noah" == Noah L Meyerhans <email@example.com> writes:
Noah> On Sun, Nov 03, 2002 at 05:40:55PM -0600, Shyamal Prasad
>> I actually believe that an upgrade to Woody will not upgrade
>> your X Server unless you ask for it (just like it will not
>> upgrade your kernel), but I cannot remember if that is a lie.
Noah> It will upgrade it, but not accross major version
Noah> boundaries. XFree86 3.x won't be replaced with XFree86 4.x.
Noah> But you will get the woody XFree86 3.x packages in place of
Noah> the potato packages.
Yes, that was my experience too, and I guess it was really what I mean
to say ;-)
It's been a while since I used 3.x because 4.x now works perfectly on
my laptop, but I distinctly remember switching between them for a
while when woody was still in testing.