Hi all, I recently decided to migrate my Debian system away from deb-multimedia.org
, where official packages exist. I used apt preferences to help me downgrade packages from deb-multimedia back to Debian testing, where an alternative version from testing exists. However, I would expect that most users would not have the patience to do this via apt preferences, and if there is an easier way, I was not aware of it.
I'm writing to suggest that in the long term, Debian's package management should have a general, user-friendly way to deal with situations like this, such as a mechanism to remove a repository subscription, and all package versions that came from it, while uninstalling as few as possible of the reverse dependencies.
Can anyone suggest which Debian package it would be appropriate to file this as a bug on?