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Re: testing: odd? upgrade today for gnutls-bin to unstable version

On 06/18/2017 06:38 AM, songbird wrote:
   i have my preferences set in /etc/apt/apt.conf
to select testing as the default, but it still
grabbed the unstable version.

There was a lot said in IRC that one should *not* (even if told to) put "testing" or "stable" in their sources.list because of the changeovers. Right now here's what they are pointing to:

stable: Stretch
oldstable: Jessie
testing: Buster
oldoldstable: Wheezy

People are strongly advising one use the version name (ie. "buster", "stretch", etc.) instead.