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Old 08-30-2006, 10:07 AM   #1
tethead
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Question proftpd held back for months, why?


Hey, I'm running a remote Debian 'testing' server that i 'apt-get update' regularly. for a few months now, proftpd has been "held back". i've tried a 'dist-upgrade' option, tried switching the apt-get source server, still nothing... my proftpd is currently version 1.2.10, i would like to get up to the newer builds of 1.3 - have they just not been released for Debian 'testing' yet? Why would it have come through under 'update' but when i do 'apt-get upgrade' or 'dist-upgrade' it is still held back? server has been restarted, proftpd has been manually shut down and i've tried it... don't know what's up.

any suggestions? anybody getting the same thing???
 
Old 08-30-2006, 10:39 AM   #2
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"Held back" doesn't mean you can't get it, just that there are some special circumstances that cause apt-get to want to handle it separately. Try apt-get install proftpd
 
Old 08-30-2006, 11:26 AM   #3
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"Held back" doesn't mean you can't get it, just that there are some special circumstances that cause apt-get to want to handle it separately. Try apt-get install proftpd

doh! i did that a while ago but it didn't do anything. now it wants to remove proftpd-common, upgrade proftpd, and recommends the docs. so i went ahead and did that and it appears to be upgraded. thanks for the quick answer to my boneheaded query!!
 
  


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