Re: False information on backports.org
* Martin Ammermüller <email@example.com> [2007-10-07 20:14:29 CEST]:
> On http://www.backports.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=instructions the section
> about pinning is incorrect.
It's not, that's what's called sensible suggestion.
> You don't have to pin each backport individually, you can also use
> wildcards in /etc/apt/preferences to e.g. use always a package from
> backports (if it exists):
You can also shoot into your foot if you like. Pulling every package
from backports instead of just the ones you really need is a pretty bad
idea. If you really don't care that much what you pull from there you
should reconsider switching to testing directly because that clearly
shows that you haven't understood the purpose of backports.