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Re: apt-get question

On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 06:26:15PM +1100, Rob Weir wrote:
> The general answer is "downgrades are not supported".  It is often
> possible to just install the previous versions of packages with "dpkg"
> (look in /var/cache/apt/archives/ for old .debs), but there are no
> guarantees.  Installing "apt-listchanges" and "apt-show-bugs" can help
> make sure an upgrade is a wise choice before you do it.
You've got to be kidding me.  Hm, let's base the stability of our system on
whether or not someone bothered to report a bug?  With no way to go back?

Joe Rhett                                                      Chief Geek
JRhett@Isite.Net                                      Isite Services, Inc.

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