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Re: pinning: Upgrading to unstable via gui, from testing.

On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 04:47:40PM -0500, Mike Mestnik wrote:
> I'm using pinning and I can't find ought how to use dselect to select
> packages that should track unstable.  I would also like to select
> packages that, if able, should track testing/stable.
> Is there another gui that might deal better with pinning?

dselect predates pinning and doesn't do it. (Good - I'd rather it
didn't! Certainly mixing stable and unstable is strictly for the
extremely brave, and defeats the point of running stable unless you're
very careful ...)

Try aptitude, which I think handles it.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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