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Re: How to add dependencies that exist in another repository

Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh writes ("Re: How to add dependencies that exist in another repository"):
>> On Wed, 10 Nov 2010, Bob Proulx wrote:
>> > The packages for Debian there add a source.list.d file as you
>> > describe.  (And it really confused me until I figured out what it had
>> Which begs the question: why do we even have source.list.d/ suport in
>> the first place (or, if it is really useful to other users of apt, why
>> is it enabled by default) ?
> People are going to do this hideous thing anyway.  At least this way
> they don't have to untraceably edit the actual master sources.list.
> Ian.

And if you don't want it then set

  Dir::Etc::sourceparts "/dev/null";

or similar.

.oO( Unless evil software overrides that again in /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/ :)


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