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Re: Backports upgrade policy (ButAutomaticUpdates:yes)

On Fri, 25 Jan 2013, Wookey wrote:
> +++ martin f krafft [2013-01-25 16:06 +1300]:
> > also sprach David Kalnischkies <kalnischkies@gmail.com> [2013.01.25.0020 +1300]:
> > > You can find much of the same discussion in the bugreport requesting
> > > implementation of this feature in APT: #596097
> > 
> > Thanks for the pointer! I missed this discussion un^Wfortunately.
> > Anyway, it seems that most people are in favour of this change, and
> > your message pretty much sums up the reasons.
> You message was not usless as I never knew about the 100 < P < 500
> feature, and the need to pin/not pin according to what effect you
> wanted vs AutomaticUpdates setting. Making this info more widely known
> would be a useful service so that people get the behaviour they want.
> (maybe it already is and I'm the only one no-one told, but I doubt it
> :-)

Sorta.  It is in manpage apt_preferences(5), but...

Now, complete documentation of the Release files, where the tags you can use
in repositories to get such nice functionality like ButAutomaticUpdates...
Does anyone know where such a thing might dwell?

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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