Re: cahnging debian version
On Sun, Jul 24, 2005 at 04:30:11PM -0700, Brian Nelson wrote:
> email@example.com writes:
> > Quoting Alan Ianson <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >>>> > security team.
> >>> Are you sure i cannot go back to stable ?
> >> I don't think so, at least not without reinstalling. You can upgrade
> > from
> >> Woody (old stable) to sarge (current stable) or from stable to testing
> > or
> >> unstable. But there is no easy way to downgrade.
> > Yes, you can downgrade. You use the pinning fuction of apt to set
> > negative
> > pin numbers on packages.
> > http://linuxmafia.com/faq/Debian/downgrade.html
> It's also completely unsupported and fairly likely to break your
And given the number of packages he'd have to do it to,