[arch-general] Question on repository
dieter at plaetinck.be
Tue Jan 25 16:51:47 EST 2011
On Tue, 25 Jan 2011 23:21:28 +0200
Ionuț Bîru <ibiru at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 01/25/2011 11:14 PM, Jesse Juhani Jaara wrote:
> > ti, 2011-01-25 kello 22:13 +0100, Grzegorz Rumiński kirjoitti:
> >> Hi lads,
> >> Can I selectively install apackage from [testing] repo or do I
> >> have to uncomment it in pacman.conf, update database, install it
> >> and then comment it again? Is there a way to install it more
> >> quickly/with less messing around with conf file? I do not have
> >> access to my arch box for a few weeks now but started to wonder...
> >> Thanks,
> >> Greg.
> > Enable it in pacman.conf and place it as the last repository. Then
> > pacman -Sy testing/pkg_name
> Never ever do this. testing repo is all or nothing.
Boohoo. I do this for years and it works fine for me. Sue me.
You just need to know that when things break because of it, how to fix
it. (which is easy)
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