Re: Please help me understand APT pinning...
On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 9:41 PM, Michael Goetze <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've struggled with this issue for hours and gotten no help from Manpages,
> nor IRC. So if someone could help me and CC me on their reply (as I am not
> subscribed), I would be very grateful.
> I am running a Debian Squeeze system. I want to install selected packages
> from debian-multimedia and grml on it. Furthermore, I don't trust Opera
> Software ASA completely, and therefore want to make sure no packages of
> theirs are installed over packages available from anywhere else. As a
> secondary goal, I want to use my ISP's mirror whereever possible, to avoid
> unnecessary internet traffic. Allow me to post my attempts to configure
> === Begin /etc/apt/sources.list ===
> deb http://mirror.netcologne.de/debian squeeze main contrib non-free
> deb http://mirror.netcologne.de/debian sid main
> deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ squeeze non-free
> deb http://mirror.netcologne.de/debian-multimedia.org squeeze main
> deb http://mirror.netcologne.de/www.grml.org/deb.grml.org/ grml-testing main
> === End /etc/apt/sources.list ===
> === Begin /etc/apt/preferences ===
> Package: *
> Pin: release o=The grml project
> Pin-Priority: 400
> Package: *
> Pin: release o=Unofficial Multimedia Packages
Does help Pin: release o=Unofficial* ?
I don't sure, maybe this is a space character issue ? Did you test with quotes ?