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Re: Shortcut to enabling groups of packages?

* James Tappin wrote:
> Is there a convenient way to enable all the (say) xfce4 packages
> without having to list all the components separately in
> /etc/apt/preferences?

Not necessary. Just add these lines to your /etc/apt/preferences and
then run 'apt-get -t sarge-backports install foo'.

| Package: *
| Pin: release a=sarge-backports
| Pin-Priority: 200

You don't need to add every single package to the preferences file.


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