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Old 04-21-2012, 12:45 AM
David Zelinsky
 
Default finding previous package version

I wrote:

> I recently did a large upgrade in wheezy, and now I want to downgrade a
> certain package to the previous version. Is there some way to get my
> hands on that previous version?

Aves <aves@dichotomies.fr> writes:

> I think you can do it by editing your preferences (man apt_preferences)
> You'll basically have to inform the package name, the version you wish to get
> back and the most delicate to set : the priority.

My problem is locating a copy of the older version, since it's gone from
the archive. If I can find it, I can figure out how to install it.

Brian <ad44@cityscape.co.uk> writes:

> http://snapshot.debian.org/

Yes, that's what I need!

Thanks, both, for your responses.

-David


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