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Re: Installed apt-move 4.1 (source i386)

On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, Herbert Xu wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 20, 2000 at 09:21:35AM +0200, Paul Seelig wrote:
> > program.  The current apt-move-4.x merge every package regardless of
> > it's origin (potato/woody) in one monolithic tree instead of taking
> > care of and separating packages bettween various dist versions.  
> Well, actually it moves packages to the distribution where you tell it
> to.  If you've set DIST to potato, it'll move it into potato.  If you
> want it to be in woody, it'll end up in woody.  Unfortunately it isn't
> possible for apt-move to figure whether a package belongs in potato or
> woody, so you've got to help it by setting the DIST variable correctly.

Unlike your (otherwise wonderful) rewrite the former apt-move-3.0 did
honor the package and dist versions of the local apt-get package files and
didn't try moving packages other than the ones from potato into a
DIST=potato if e.g. woody packages are present as well in the apt cache.  
Actually it didn't move a package into $DIST if it's version number didn't
match the ones from the local apt lists. This was a very comfortable
no-brainer and it's a pity this is gone now.

Well, maybe i'll find a way to deal with this new behavior to retain
separated trees.
                                  Thank you, P. *8^)
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