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Re: Installing a Lenny package to an Etch machine

also sprach Glenn Becker <burningc@sdf.lonestar.org> [2008.03.31.2259 +0200]:
>> I am wanting to install Homebank on an Etch machine. Trouble is, it  
>> looks like it is only available for testing/Lenny and Sid.
> I wish I had my copy next to me, but I know Martin Krafft's excellent  
> book _The Debian System_ has some good material on how to safely mix and  
> match like this. One of the better tech books I have ever read: it's  
> ultra-dog-eared!


You won't be able to safely mix and match that, because of the
dependencies. Also, a backport will require a backport of
libgtk2.0-0, which might be a lot of trouble, but I don't know. Talk
to the backports-users@lists.backports.org list.

Or set up a lenny chroot to run it. My book explains how to do that
(in the context of amd64), even with bind mounts for /home and

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i welcome your constructive criticism and corrections.

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