Re: downgrade wants to rm coreutils!
Quoting Simon Tod <email@example.com>:
> Wishing to downgrade a mixed box to stable I moved
> /etc/apt/apt.conf out the way, commented out all the
> lines corresponding to backports from
> /etc/apt/sources.list and wrote /etc/apt/preferences
> pinning stable at 1001 and testing at 550. After an
> apt-get update I ran apt-get -s dist-upgrade and got 2
> 1. It wants to remove kernel-image-2.4.20-686 and the
> associated pcmcia-modules - not a surprise, but how do
> I stop this happening? Tried to pin them at 1000 and
> even removed the
1000 doesn't force non-up/downgrade. 1001 does.