Re: apt - priorities?
B Bell <email@example.com> writes:
BB> On Fri, 7 Aug 1998, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
JG> On Thu, 6 Aug 1998, Remco van de Meent wrote:
RvdM> When you point apt's config file, sources.list, to more than one Debian
RvdM> archive, is it possible make sure it uses a specific site when the same
RvdM> version of a package is found on more than one site?
RvdM> Is it just the order in which you put the archives in the sources.list file?
JG> Yes. Put the one your prefer first.
BB> and either way, for all of the packages which are in both hamm and slink,
BB> dselect wants to upgrade to the slink versions...
slink tends to have newer versions of things than hamm, so APT tries
to download things from there. Given identical file versions, APT
will download a file from the first site listed, but if the file on
one site is newer than the other than it will get the newer file.
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