Re: smooth upgrades
> > i replaced 'testing' with 'etch' today and haven't used apt-get since.
> > how do i tell which version (testing/stable) i'm running?
> you'll have to check the version numbers of a few things. I don't know
> how apt behaves if you don't specify a default distribution when there
> are multiple sources. for example, I have my apt_preferences set for
> "sid" on this machine as follows:
> APT::Default-Release "sid";
> on another machine I have it set in apt.conf, which is probably
> regardless, what is your version of libc6? that's probably the best
> indicator at this point. one of my etch boxes is running
> dpkg -l | grep libc6
> ii libc6 2.3.6.ds1-8 GNU C
> Library: Shared libraries
> ii libc6-dev 2.3.6.ds1-8 GNU C
> Library: Development Libraries and Hea
> ii libc6-i686 2.3.6.ds1-8 GNU C
> Library: Shared libraries [i686 optimi
> stable is currently, per packages.debian.org, 2.3.2
> so figure out which you're running and that will clue you in to what
> to do.
debian:/etc/apt# dpkg -l |grep libc6
ii libc6 2.3.6-7 GNU C
Library: Shared libraries
ii libc6-dev 2.3.6-7 GNU C
Library: Development Libraries and Header
does this mean i'm running etch?