Re: apt preferences semantics (was Re: Shall I upgrade to Woody?)
On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 03:53:12PM -0700, Osamu Aoki wrote:
| First thing to check is order of entries in sources.list.
They are correct. See my next post for what solves that problem.
| To be honest, I do not know how exactly the logic behind it. I remember
| reading it somewhere (source?) but can not find it again.
'man 5 apt_preferences' (as you told me previously)
The packages that have been upgraded to unstable
will continue to follow the versions that are
available in unstable since the stable versions now
fall below the downgrade prevention barrier.
| > I just installed galeon and mozilla-psm (neat!) using the preferences
| > stuff. When I tried
| > apt-get -s install galeon
| $ apt-cache policy galeon
| gives package situation w.r.t. stable/testing/unstable.
Cool. First I tried "apt-cache policy" and it showed me waht I have
in the preferences file.
| > Enlightenment is welcomed :-)
| I need it too:-)