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Re: [vox-tech] debian question - packages from other release



On Thu, Aug 22, 2002 at 07:17:34PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> is there a way to automate the process of installing glade-2 on a woody
> machine other than downloading packages by hand off a debian mirror?

See my post to vox-tech from a few months ago:
====
Subject: HOWTO: mix potato and woody entries in apt sources.list
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 00:28:15 -0400
From: msimons@moria.simons-clan.com
====

  TTFN,
    Mike

Highlights from email below...

/etc/apt/sources.list
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# potato release
deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian woody main contrib non-free  
deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US woody/non-US main contrib non-free
deb http://security.debian.org woody/updates main contrib non-free

# woody release
deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian sid main contrib non-free
deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US sid/non-US main contrib non-free
====

cat /etc/apt/preferences
==== 
Package: *
Pin: release testing
====

apt-get update
apt-get -t unstable -s install mozilla
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