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Re: stable: mail virus scanner

On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 09:55:18AM -0700, Ben Hartshorne wrote:
> On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 02:25:52PM +0200, David Fokkema wrote:
> > Hi group,
> > 
> > I'm running stable on my server and I want to install an e-mail
> > anti-virus scanner (all free software, of course). I'm using exim and I
> > was thinking of using amavis and clamav. However, they only reside in
> > testing. So, what do I do? Backporting, or is their an other (better,
> > easier) solution?
> You add the testing line to your sources.list
> you add 'Apt::Default-Release=stable' to your /etc/apt/config
> you specifically request individual packages from testing by running
> apt-get -t testing <packagename>
> Double check man pages (and the apt-howto, apt-get install apt-howto)
> for syntax details; I'm going on memory.
> apt-howto section 3.8 tells more.
> http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/apt-howto/ch-apt-get.en.html#s-default-version

Please disregard this message.

Use backports instead.

See a concurrent thread on this list, "Re: What was this error message"
for a discussion of the dangers of mixing stable and unstable.


Ben Hartshorne
email: ben@hartshorne.net

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