Re: best way to run stable or testing program on ustable system (fwd)
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On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 07:19:10AM -0400, Shaun ONeil wrote:
> Possibly not the quickest, but my favoured solution to this is to visit
> snapshot.debian.net and find a version from just before I experienced
> breakages - or if you have the space, not clean out /var/cache/apt too
> often, so they're still in there. Then you can dpkg -i them at will.
Oh, that's kind of interesting, you can add an apt source to roll back
a week. Beauty.
> A cleaner method appears to be "apt pinning", but I have little to no
> idea how this works - I'd suggest searching the archives.
Don't do this with stable, though.
.''`. Baloo Ursidae <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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