[Gllug] phpmyadmin and Debian

Paul Cupis paul at cupis.co.uk
Sat Jun 16 14:17:02 UTC 2007

Jason Clifford wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Jun 2007, Paul Cupis wrote:
>> Change the line:
>> deb http://amd64.debian.net/debian sarge main contrib non-free
>> to
>> deb http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian etch main contrib non-free
>> and apt-get update. You should read the release notes at
>> http://www.debian.org before upgrading to etch fully - it will give the
>> best procedure to use.
> Did the op state he wanted to upgrade his whole installation or just to 
> get phpmyadmin working again?
> It seems a bit extreme to suggest a full upgrade when simply setting 
> security to use sarge as well will fix the problem immediately without his 
> needing to risk a full distro upgrade which he will probably have to do 
> remotely and should plan for properly.

Yes, the alternative would be to change the security line to refer to 
sarge instead of stable - this would give him the consistancy he 
requires for the short term.

The reason I suggested what I did is because the OP said:

"I suppose I'd prefer etch all round if possible"

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