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Old 12-13-2005, 03:13 AM   #1
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using older slackware package for newer slackware. Is it problematic?

As you can see on the subject.

For example, I use slack 10.2 and I want to use dosemu. But after seeing in dosemu only avaliable until 10.1. Can I use that dosemu package for my 10.2 ? WIll there be any problem arised ?


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Old 12-13-2005, 03:49 AM   #2
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That's the beauty of Slackware packages. Most of them will work across versions.

Try it and see. If it doesn't work, you can always remove it...
Old 12-13-2005, 03:57 AM   #3
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Ok. I'll try. Thx


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