Re: Downgrading specific packages with apt
- Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2017 11:13:21 +0200
- From: solitone <solitone@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Downgrading specific packages with apt
On Sunday, 11 June 2017 10:39:25 CEST Dejan Jocic wrote:
> In case that you are on stable, perhaps in old stable repository, or its
> backports, after you add those to sources.list.
No, I'm on stretch, so I'm using the stretch repository:
deb http://ftp.it.debian.org/debian/ stretch main non-free contrib
Since stretch is still in testing, several packages get upgraded regularly. On
of those was chromium, which some days ago was upgraded from ver. 58 to 59. I
believe version 58 now is no longer in the stretch repository, so if you ask
apt to install that version, it doesn't find that.
> I've suggested it only because you were asking how to do it with apt
Yes, I see, and in fact apt would be my preferred tool, if downgrading were
possible with it.