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Re: What's the best package manager for single-package upgrades?

On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 04:41:50PM -0600, DePriest, Jason R. wrote:
> From: Joe Rhett [mailto:jrhett@isite.net] 
> > Let me rephrase.  Either the US mirrors are screwed, or there is
> > less than a dozen packages in testing.  Because adding testing to
> > the sources list and doing an apt-get update (which was successful)
> > and then trying to upgrade packages gets me next to nothing.  I
> > found hundreds more packages in 'security' than I did in testing,
> > which actually baffles me since they should have much of the same
> > content according to the debian guidelines.
> Try adding this line to your /etc/apt/apt.conf file and see if you get
> better results with your 'apt-get update':
> APT::Default-Release "testing";

That's unnecessary if you only have one release listed in
/etc/apt/sources.list (which is the configuration I'd strongly
recommend) and may just introduce confusion in that case.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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