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Re: backport squirrelmail help

On Fri, 2004-02-27 at 13:50, Andy Firman wrote:
> I posted this message to the <debian@jones.dk> list but
> did not get any answers there.  Not sure if anyone is 
> even on that list.  Maybe somebody here can help me.
> Where do all of you get the latest squirrelmail backport?
You can download the deb from squirrelmail.org, it is for stable.

> Here is my question:
> -------------------------------------------------------
> Hi,
> Just joined the list and need some advice.
> In order to upgrade my old Squirrelmail 1.2.6 to the new 1.4
> on my Debian stable woody boxes, I should do the following:
> Add this to my sources list:
> deb http://debian.jones.dk woody misc
> Then:
> apt-get update
> apt-get install squirrelmail
> Now with backports.org, you make the source specific to the
> particular package so when you do and apt-get upgrade,
> you don't pull in all the new packages outside of woody.
> So do I pull the debian.jones.dk source out right after
> I update? 

Yes, if you have a source that includes more than you want, you comment
it out after you did "apt-get install mypackage" so that apt-get upgrade
won't upgrade anything you don't want.

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