[conspire] debian package
danagoyette at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 16:40:30 PDT 2016
You should be able to backport the package from the unstable, so long as it doesn't depend too heavily on system packages from unstable:
> On Aug 16, 2016, at 4:15 PM, Tony Godshall <togo at of.net> wrote:
> I wonder if this might be a use-case for the new "snap" packages.
> Essentially, it's containerization at the package level.
> But if you are interested in getting just one package from unstable,
> look at apt-pinning, and definitely do apt-get -s install and
> carefully review any changes you would get if you got a package from
> unstable, as it may, as you imply, upgrade a bunch of other packages,
> some of which might be quite obtrusive.
> I'd also advise you to file a bug when a package is defective.
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 10:27 AM, Paul Zander <paulz at ieee.org> wrote:
>> I am trying to use a math package called gmsh. I am using Debian testing.
>> The package has some problems, a key block of features doesn't run. On a
>> Windows machine gmsh works fine.
>> Both are Version 2.12.0 On Windows, the build date is 20160305. On testing
>> the build date is 21060531. I found a couple of web-posts dated 6/2 from
>> someone else with the same problem. The postings discussed compiling the
>> code. There were no replies.
>> The latest testing build date remains 5/31. The unstable package is 2.13.
>> So obviously a newer version.
>> Is there a "not too complicated" way to update this one package from testing
>> to unstable? Or is this not advisable? The package has dependencies on
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