Re: libstdc++ breakage?
On Wed, 30 Apr 2003 12:05:50 -0500
Good Times <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> i want to downgrade this package
> but i've never been able to find the best way to do it
You don't have to anymore, because the bug in libstdc++ has already been
resolved. Just make an 'apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade'.
> i believe /etc/apt/preferences is the best way, but then what is the
> best way to find the previous version of the package?
> i see from this mail what it is, but for next time, is there an option
> to apt or dpkg that will give me all the previous versions of a
The easiest way is to download the desired package manually and then
'dpkg -i PACKAGE'.