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Re: SV: MATE 1.8 has now fully arrived in Debian

On Sat, 2014-06-28 at 09:50 +0300, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> On Jo, 26 iun 14, 14:33:49, Wookey wrote:
> > 
> > Can it be uploaded please? As has been observed, there is a reasonable
> > number of people who would like an easy way to control explicitly
> > when/if they change to systemd for pid 1. Having to get it from a
> > separate repo should not be necessary.
> No need to bother, just put this in /etc/apt/preferences:
>     Package: bad-package
>     Pin: version *
>     Pin-Priority: -1
>     Explanation: prevent installation of bad-package
> Yes, I know everything in Debian is a package, but APT *is* the master 
> of all packages :p

The disadvantage with this approach is that you need an entry for every
package you don't want installed.

systemd-must-die_8_all.deb already conflicts with nine packages:
Conflicts: libpam-systemd, live-config-systemd, python-systemd, systemd,
systemd-cron, systemd-gui, systemd-shim, systemd-sysv, systemd-ui

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