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Re: [RFC] Add support for apt_preferences(5) files

Jérémy Bobbio <lunar@debian.org> writes:

> Hi!
> While libglib2.0-udeb in unstable is currently broken due to a dependency
> problem, the version in testing is fine to work with.
> So in order to continue to work on other aspects of d-i, I implemented
> support for apt_preferences(5) in the build system.  It was fairly easy
> and the patch is quite small.  This allow to easily select packages
> depending on their source.
> What do you think?

I think it's really useful and makes also CDD work easier. I'd say
that it's a nice improvement.

If noone spot a better way of doing it, I think it could be commited.

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