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Re: [vox-tech] mixing packages from debian distros
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Re: [vox-tech] mixing packages from debian distros



On Wed, Sep 10, 2003 at 10:48:46AM -0700, p@dirac.org wrote:
> sure, it's debian.  you can do anything.
> 
> do a google search for "apt-pinning for beginners".

I guess the other option is backporting. But that can get pretty
hairy... :-)

> 
> pete
> 
> 
> On Wed 10 Sep 03, 10:40 AM, Charles McLaughlin <cmclaughlin@ucdavis.edu> said:
> > Is there a prefered way to install a package from Debian Unstable on the
> > Testing distro?  Perhaps a way to specify this via apt-get?
> > 
> > I'm running Testing and want to upgrade Evolution to the version in
> > Unstable.  I was going to switch my sources.list to unstable, then install
> > just Evolution, but I was wondering if there is a different way to grab
> > just the Unstable Evolution and anything it depends on without entirely
> > switching to the Unstable distro.
> > 
> > Thanks for any advice!
> > 
> > Charles
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