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Re: pinning and groups of related packages

Norbert Tretkowski <norbert@tretkowski.de> wrote:
> * Andreas Metzler wrote:
>> Jason Lunz <lunz@falooley.org> wrote: [...]
>>> I see. Perhaps 'apt-get -t' should be the first thing suggested on
>>> the backports instructions page? It seems simpler and easier to
>>> manage.

>>> Does the pinning setup have any advantage? None come to mind.

>> Having the list of installed backports in a easily found file is a
>> (small) bonus.

> This command

> COLUMNS=160 dpkg -l | grep \[0-9\]bpo\[0-9\]

> should list all installed backports.

*file* not /command/. ;-)
       cu and- there is also apt-show-versions -reas
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