Karsten M. Self
Wed Dec 24 05:53:48 PST 2003
on Wed, Dec 24, 2003 at 07:40:02AM -0500, Adam Kessel (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> Many developers (including myself) run unstable because it seems to be
> more stable than "testing" as it takes a while--sometimes a long
> while--for new versions and bug fixes to move into testing.
Alternatively: run testing, and pin to unstable when you need a fix
that hasn't worked down yet:
apt-get -t unstable install foo
...and Google around for 'pinning'.
> A useful tool is apt-listbugs, which
...currently has bugs...
> shows all serious and critical bugs that have been filed on new
> upgrades, which can save you from upgrading to a totally unuseable
It can help, though you've got to read carefully.
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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