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Re: Early draft of release notes

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:

> What's new in the distribution:
> - apt now has support for "pinning", which can be used to track stable,
>   while easily pulling selected updated packages from unstable or
>   testing.

Is there a nice HOWTO for this?  I got this working only after a fair
amount reading terse documentation and searching mailing lists.  In
the end I just copied what somebody else said "worked for them"
without really understanding it.

> Oh, one structural note: It might be nice if some of these items
> were hyperlinks to somewhere that provided more information. So you
> could click on "pinning" to see the (hypothetical) apt pinning HOWTO
> or whatever.

Here here!  :-)


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