Re: using APT with both Debian and non-Debian sources
On Thu, Jul 25, 2002 at 09:48:05PM -0500, Joshua Haberman wrote:
> * Jason Gunthorpe (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > On Thu, 25 Jul 2002, George Danchev wrote:
> > > I tried // , according to apt.conf, but no luck.
> > RFC822 files don't have comments.
> In that case, perhaps the ability to comment a system configuration file
> such as /etc/apt/preferences outweighs strict adherence to an obseleted,
> 20-year-old RFC that was written for a completely different problem
Call it an RFC2822 formatted file, then.
But seriously, a useful comment syntax is not too much to ask.
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