Re: apt-show-versions works not so well with Testing
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On 11/11/06 22:16, T wrote:
> I found that apt-show-versions works not so well with Testing -- packages
> already up to date are still shown as "upgradeable":
> $ apt-show-versions | grep tex-common
> tex-common/unstable upgradeable from 0.37 to 0.38
> $ apt-cache policy tex-common
> Installed: 0.37
> Candidate: 0.37
> Version table:
> 0.38 0
> 50 http://mirror.peer1.net unstable/main Packages
> *** 0.37 0
> 600 http://mirror.peer1.net etch/main Packages
> 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
> Is there any way I can fix it?
> Else, I hope the tool be enhanced.
Since you're running a mixed system, apt-show-versions is perfectly
correct in saying that you can upgrade from 0.37 to 0.38.
I don't see anything in the man page about an option similar to
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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