On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 10:07 +0100, jason corcoran wrote:
>> Thanks to those how responded to my KDE3 on Debian question. I got it t
> owork by changing the stable to sarge in my sources.list.
>> Two questionsI have. for some reason apt-get did not resolve all the
> dependancies.i.e If I performed a apt-get install kde complaining the
> kde-base was missing libkde4, if i tried apt-get install libkde4 it
> was complaining about another lib. That would install and then I could
> do a install kde and everything went on.
>> I thought the beauty of apt-get was how it resolved dependancies. All
> the files I needed where in the same repository.
>> Secondly, This may be a case of RTFM, but if I now put the source.list
> back to stable will this over write my kde3 with the version of kde
> avil in stable ?
When changing distribution in Debian you should run `apt-get
dist-upgrade' first. This will upgrade all your packages, handling
You can repoint your sources.list at woody. apt will not grab an older
package version. I'm not sure why you'd want to though. Sarge currently
has 20 RC bugs outstanding, expect a release real soon now (I take no
responsibility if Sarge takes a further 6 months to release :) ).
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