Re: Best practices for development workstations
On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 11:24 PM, John Goerzen <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 09:02:59AM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 8:03 AM, John Goerzen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > 1. workstation running sid
>> I used that until DebConf9 when I reinstalled and switched from i386 to amd64.
>> > 2. workstation running squeeze or lenny
>> At the moment I have only one workstation (a laptop). I use testing,
>> unstable and experimental, with pinning setup to upgrade within that
>> suite where I've upgraded a package, until the version migrates to a
>> lower suite.
> I'm having a bit of trouble visualizing how that works; can you spell
> out your apt settings?
Something like this (not my exact settings):
Pin: release a=stable
Pin: release a=testing
Pin: release a=unstable
Pin: release a=experimental
The priorities need to be > 500 and < 1000.