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Re: Backports on Squeeze

On Lu, 02 iul 12, 15:46:40, Chris Bannister wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 02, 2012 at 02:15:42AM +0200, Mark Panen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Is it safe to have backports enabled on a stable Squeeze 6.05 system?
> I think there is an issue  regarding security updates. Also I think you
> need appropriate pinning, maybe wrong though.

Would you care to elaborate on this? The default pinning (priority 100) 
will make sure you do get updates, but don't install new backports 
unless specifically requested.
> Also remember to disable backports before updating to wheezy.
> Release notes will probably mention this.

Shouldn't be necessary, the backports versioning is specifically 
designed so that the version in testing is higher (the magic of ~)

Kind regards,
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