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Re: pidgin-data 2.6.3-1~bpo50+1 brakes pidgin

Maciej Sieczka schrieb am Freitag, den 30. Oktober 2009:

> Romain Beauxis pisze:
> >Le vendredi 30 octobre 2009 06:02:09, Paul Harris a écrit :
> >>Gerfried Fuchs pisze:
> >>>Maciej Sieczka wrote:
> >>>>Just a moment ago I have upgraded to pidgin-data
> >>>>2.6.3-1~bpo50+1 which uninstalled my pidgin2.6.2-1~bpo50+2.
> >>>>I cannot install pidgin 2.6 anymore now:
> >>>Out of curiosity, why didn't you stop it to uninstall your pidgin
> >>> package?
> >>The same problem hurt me a while ago too.
> >Isn't the apt-get upgrade command made to avoid this and apt-get
> >dist-upgrade command to force it ?
> I'm using update-manager (I mean the stock Debian stable GUI utility for
> upgrades). I don't know if it follows apt-get upgrade or dist-upgrade
> behaviour, but I'm pretty sure it didn't warn me that anything would be
> unistalled. Maybe because I force backports like this:
> $ cat /etc/apt/preferences
> Package: *
> Pin: release a=lenny-backports
> Pin-Priority: 1000

You lose. 

> I know that http://www.backports.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=instructions
> recommends 200, but I swithed to a higher value because 200 does not
> make synaptic prefer backports, for me.
Backports should never be preferred. 


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