Re: Debian for enterprise
On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 09:22:33AM -0800, Joe Rhett wrote:
> > When you do 'apt-get upgrade' you will only update stable->stable and
> > (maybe) testing->testing updates. If it doesn't do testing->testing,
> > then you have to do each one of them manually.
> > This allows you to use stable as the default installation and then pull
> > in spamassassin (for example) from the testing branch to get something
> > more up to date without forcing everything into a -testing environment.
> I saw this recommended, and I tried it ... and never got anything. Even
> when testing had a higher priority, it never saw the updated packages.
> ..using apt-get by hand, as dselect confused me, er itself really :-(
> Are you using a specific package manager that gave you more control?
I didn't see Joe Rhett entire post, so sorry if you already did this.
But try doing an 'apt-get update' before you do the apt-get upgrade.