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Re: libgphoto2-2 (sarge->sid)

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On 10/26/06 20:04, Gregory Bushta wrote:
> Greets,
> I am wondering how broken Sarge would become if I
> allowed an unstable install of libgphoto2-2 to
> complete.
>   I changed the apt sources list from stable to
> unstable.  Then ran apt-get update.  That took a
> while.  Then I ran apt-get install libgphoto2-2.  It
> spit out the following:
>  The following extra packages will be installed:
>    busybox fontconfig fontconfig-config klibc-utils
> libc6 libc6-dev libcairo2
>    libdbus-1-3 libdbus-glib-1-2 libexif12
>    libusb-0.1-4 locales makedev module-init-tools
>  15 upgraded, 15 newly installed, 6 to remove and 821
> not upgraded.
>  Need to get 17.0MB of archives.
> The part that really concerned me is the REMOVED:.  Is
> this the actual Kernels being un-installed?


>                                             If so,
> what's up with that?

Sid has a newer version of the kernel.

>   I said no I don't want to do this.  I changed the
> sources list back to stable and ran apt-get update
> again.
>   Would this have been OK to do?  I kind of doubt it.
>   Thanks.

Mixing Stable and Sid is *strongly* discouraged.

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