Re: CVS apt 0.4.0
On Sun, 17 Sep 2000, Joey Hess wrote:
> Pinning is beautiful..
Heh - I haven't even explained it all yet!
> > I hope nobody sees any particular problem with APT getting this
> > functionality...
> Assumming we never make "/" a valid part of a package name..
Well, lets not do that :> I think there is some logic to allow that to
work, if the given name exactly matches a package then it is taken to
describe a package otherwise further processing is done.
> I expect you'll see some warning messages, and package will not
> preconfigure, but otherwise it should be usable despite the fact the
> program in debconf will be broken.
I was thinking about the fact that apt-get will want to remove debconf
since it's version isn't met anymore :>