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Re: Cloud images with backports APT-enabled.



 ❦ 30 novembre 2015 22:31 +0900, Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org> :

>> > In the case of cloud images, wouldn't that problem be solved by pinning the
>> > backports suite at a low priority, and pinning the installed backports
>> > (cloud-init, etc.) at a higher priority ?
>
> Le Sat, Nov 28, 2015 at 09:23:31PM +0100, Thomas Goirand a écrit :
>> 
>> Even with such pinning, the problem you mentioned would remain, no?
>
> Not the same, but still a problem.
>
> If stable-backports is pinned to -1, packages will not be installed even if they
> are not in the base suite, but there will be no updates.

No need to pin backports. The release file contains "NoAutomatic: yes"
and "ButAutomaticUpgrades: yes". So, this should do what a user expects
automatically.
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