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Re: Installing new software

    "Noah" == Noah L Meyerhans <frodo@morgul.net> writes:

    Noah> On Sun, Nov 03, 2002 at 05:40:55PM -0600, Shyamal Prasad
    Noah> wrote:
    >> 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.


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