can't seem to get openssh-*

Karl Auer kauer at
Tue May 13 16:14:30 UTC 2008

Hi there.

Tried to upgrade openssh using apt-get. It installed various libs and
bits, but did not install upgraded openssh-client or openssh-server
packages, saying they had been "held back".

What exactly causes this? How do I get the upgraded versions to install?
I'm running feisty.

Someone on IRC suggested "apt-get install -f", but I'd like to know if
that "held back" message actually means something important before I
override apt-get's good judgement.

Regards, K.

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