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Backporting to Sarge

Need some new software on your old Sarge system? Backporting could be the answer.
Here's a how-to on the subject.


Backporting means bringing newer versions of some software to an older
Debian release. This usually involves two kind of tasks:
1. Backport additional packages such as required libraries
2. Change dependencies to use an older version of a library

You can also try to see if it's been done allready.

Spotted on DebCentral.

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