On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 03:39:18PM +0100, Irrwahn wrote:
> 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.
Just wondering -- what would keep it from using the ceres packages when
I don't specify -t ceres? Doesn't it normally use the newest pckages
from the ones specified in sources.list?
The only pinning I have is any that arrived automatically when I
installed jessie or upgraded to Ceres or did routine upgrades.o
> Best regards
> Sapere aude!
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