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Re: How do I lower the priority of a repository?

Joerg Desch <news@jdesch.de> writes:
> Including the official backport repository automatically uses a lower
> priority than the default 500. How do i have to do this? I've looked into
> the documentation of the "Package" file, but I can't find a priority
> setting?

These are the NotAutomatic and ButAutomaticUpgrades fields in the
Release files.  Their effect is documented in apt_preferences: they pin
the repository to either 1 or 100.

It's not possible to assign arbitrary priorities this way.


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