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Old 03-02-2010, 07:37 AM   #1
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slackware security updates


Using slackware current
When I install security updates using
Code:
upgradepkg foo.tgz
They will be downgraded again if I use
Code:
slackpkg update
slackpkg check-updates
slackpkg install-new
slackpkg upgrade-all
So I blacklist these packages in
/etc/slackpkg/blacklist

Is this a good idea, or are there other possibilities?
Since they are blacklisted, they won't get upgraded again, until I whitelist them.

I don't see the logic of this, but probably I'm missing something here.

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Old 03-02-2010, 07:42 AM   #2
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It may be the mirror you are using is a little behind with updates.
 
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Old 03-02-2010, 08:18 AM   #3
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Thank you for your answer.
I changed the mirror to one in the USA, and now there are a ton of updates, and no more downgrades :-)
The mirror in Belgium is far behind.
Does anyone know a good up to date mirror in Europe?
 
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Here you go:
ftp://elektroni.phys.tut.fi/
 
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