Re: Bug#173215: Handling of "proposed-updates" with APT::Default-Release
On Sun, 15 Dec 2002, Klaus Reichl wrote:
> When setting APT::Default-Release to e.g. "stable" and having a mixed
> setup in sources.list, Packages from "proposed-updates" are not
> considered to belong to "stable", so `apt-get' (without -t) will
> produce unexpected results on them.
Well, this is how the FTP admins have decided to tag the release. It is
not marked as stable.
I belive you can use -t "3.0*" to get the effect your preferences file
strives for. Proposed updates is also generally not widely used so I don't
see why the documentation should be changed..