GetDeb Project

Krzysztof Lichota krzysiek at
Wed Oct 17 11:10:59 UTC 2007

Ming Hua napisał(a):
> On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 01:45:04AM +0200, Krzysztof Lichota wrote:
>> Scott Kitterman napisał(a):
>>> Generally I enable backports, install what I want, and the disable it again.  
>>> That I think most people can do.
>> Maybe they can, but:
>> a) they have to know about it
> They have to know about GetDeb, too.

They have to know only the URL.
For package pinning, switching repos they have to know a lot more.

>> b) it is very inconvenient
>> c) you do not get updates to installed app (i.e. security fixes)
> This makes me curious: how do you get security fixes for a package
> installed from GetDeb?

You don't. But you should. I just drew your attention that switching
backports repository on and off does not solve it either.

	Krzysztof Lichota

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