Hendrik Boom wrote on 13.02.2018 15:22:
> How do I install one package from Ceres? Together with its necessary 
> dependencies, of course.
> I run an ascii system.
> Do I really have to switch my sources.list to Ceres, install it, and 
> then switch it back to ascii?

Not switch, but temporarily amend, e.g. by adding:

deb  https://pkgmaster.devuan.org/merged unstable main 

to /etc/apt/sources.list , followed by "apt-get update".

> Just specifying the -t ceres on the apt-get command didn't work:
> root@notlookedfor:/home/hendrik# apt-get install -t ceres libsdl2
> Reading package lists... Done
> E: The value 'ceres' is invalid for APT::Default-Release as such a 
> release is not available in the sources
> root@notlookedfor:/home/hendrik# 

Modulo any pinning you may have in place, you will still have to use 
the -t option.

Best regards


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