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Re: Why sid instead of sarge??

On Tue, 2002-11-26 at 14:12, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 26, 2002 at 02:49:47AM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> Weird.  I just tried it and I also get the unstable version.  However,
> there is a workaround:
> Use `apt-cache showpkg pan' to find out what the available versions
> are; I see:
>   Versions: 
>   0.13.1-5(/var/lib/apt/lists/mirrors.midco.net_debian_dists_unstable_main_binary-i386_Packages)
>   0.13.0-4(/var/lib/apt/lists/mirrors.midco.net_debian_dists_testing_main_binary-i386_Packages)
>   0.11.2-1(/var/lib/apt/lists/mirrors.midco.net_debian_dists_woody_main_binary-i386_Packages)
> So, 0.13.0-4 is the version you want.  To get it, do
>   apt-get source pan=0.13.0-4
> I'm looking for the reference, but I remember reading that `apt-get
> source' doesn't work the same way as `apt-get install' WRT the -t
> switch and pinning.
> Hope this helps,

That did help.  Thank you!! One more question, though.  It's my
understanding that in order to, for example, change the cc from
gcc to gcc-3.2 and add compiler optimisations, you must edit
debian/rules.  Is this true?

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