[oclug] Debian updating (Was: Good Point)
tomg at nova.yi.org
Tue Mar 27 01:12:14 EST 2001
On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 01:07:32AM -0500, Jon Earle wrote:
> But, unstable is where all the good stuff is! :) It seems the stable
> branch, while perhaps being more well tested, lags behind the current
> release of many applications. How else would one get the latest and
> greatest without using the unstable branch?
My favourite method is to use stable binaries, and unstable source
apt-get -b source foo
You have to work out dependencies by hand, but that's acceptable for a
system that is still based on stable.
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