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.