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Old 12-21-2010, 08:24 AM
Alexander Batischev
 
Default Safe and easy ipgrade to unstable/testing.

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Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 08:33:53 +0000
From: rizo@upp.pt
To: Alexander Batischev <eual.jp@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Safe and easy ipgrade to unstable/testing.

On Tue, 21 Dec 2010 10:24:47 +0200, Alexander Batischev
<eual.jp@gmail.com>
wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 07:27:37AM +0000, rizo@upp.pt wrote:
>> I'm searhcing for the safe way to upgrade my current debian to
>> testing/unstable in order to install the newset verion of OpenAFS
>> (1.4.12.1). I don't want to fully upgrade my system -- only the the
>> necessary dependencies should be used from testing/unstable
repositories.
>> Hw can I do that?
>
> 1. Add testing/unstable repos to your sources.list
> 2. Add the following line to the /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/02release
> (if file doesn't exist yet, create it):
>
> APT:efault-Release "lenny";
>
> (you may use "stable" instead of "lenny" - that depends on what
> behavior you
> expect when squeeze would release)
>
> Basically that's all you need. Now apt (and aptitude, synaptic etc.)
would
> stick to lenny unless you ask it to do something else. With apt-* and
> aptitude,
> you can use -t option to specify from which release you want package be
> installed:
>
> # aptitude install -t testing ping

That's exactly what I need. Thank you!

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Alexander Batischev

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Old 12-21-2010, 08:26 AM
Alexander Batischev
 
Default Safe and easy ipgrade to unstable/testing.

On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 11:24:04AM +0200, Alexander Batischev wrote:
> That's exactly what I need. Thank you!

Good. But please keep the thread in the list, don't mail me privately without a
need.

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Alexander Batischev

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Old 12-27-2010, 10:43 AM
Andrei Popescu
 
Default Safe and easy ipgrade to unstable/testing.

On Ma, 21 dec 10, 10:24:47, Alexander Batischev wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 07:27:37AM +0000, rizo@upp.pt wrote:
> > I'm searhcing for the safe way to upgrade my current debian to
> > testing/unstable in order to install the newset verion of OpenAFS
> > (1.4.12.1). I don't want to fully upgrade my system -- only the the
> > necessary dependencies should be used from testing/unstable repositories.
> > Hw can I do that?
>
> 1. Add testing/unstable repos to your sources.list
> 2. Add the following line to the /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/02release
> (if file doesn't exist yet, create it):
>
> APT:efault-Release "lenny";
>
> (you may use "stable" instead of "lenny" - that depends on what behavior you
> expect when squeeze would release)

Lenny's apt still has a bug where the codename is not supported in
default release and pinning. Let's see... it's #97564 and friends
(#254716, #423234 and #509471#) and no, it's not a typo, that bug is
from 2001.

Regards,
Andrei
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