[squid-users] Squid 3.5.10 available in Debian Stretch and Debian Sid

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Fri Oct 30 14:47:40 UTC 2015

>On 30/10/2015 8:58 a.m., TarotApprentice wrote:
>> Depending on if you're running Debian Stretch (the current testing
>> version) you'd do an "apt-get install squid" or if you're on an older
>> Debian I believe you can do an "apt-get -t testing install squid"
>> although I haven't tried the second method myself.

On 30.10.15 09:30, Amos Jeffries wrote:
>I would not recommend the backporting. There are GCC-5 toolchain changes
>that are quite huge in Testing. We also added a squid3/squid package
>name transition in Squid itself.

>So the things that a backport like that will pull as dependencies may
>blow up into a change almost as big as a full system upgrade to Testing.
>3.5 will apparently build okay on Jesse though if you follow the compile
>instructions in the Squid wiki page. So the self-compile is probably better.

I debian meaning, backporting means building newer package using old
tools/libraries (when possible).
So, in fact, you are recommending backporting instead of using
unstable/testing debian version (which is quite risky for system stability)
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