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Re: howto find out why dist-upgrade wants to remove a package?


On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 09:45:04AM -0500, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> It may be obsolete, but its replacement causes problems for that plugin,  
> which is no longer supported BTW.
> In the meanwhile aptitude keeps insisting on removing that package no  
> matter what I pin preferences to :-(

If this is your objective, pin is wrong long term solution if you want
to run newer distribution.  You should create chroot and run old
distribution within it just for mysql.



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