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Bug#991478: [shim-signed] RFE: do not brick users' systems in the stable distribution

Hi Roman,

On 11-08-2021 19:38, Roman Mamedov wrote:
> It does not feel great to now have a version selection with such dire
> consequences to rely on "the undocumented feature of APT".

The suggestion was from one of the maintainers of APT, so I think we can
trust the feature to be properly supported. To be more correct, similar
support is documented in apt_preferences, just not in the context of

> It appears they meant "-updates" there, instead of typoed "-upgrades" in their
> suggested config line, unless I'm missing something.

Thanks for this. It was indeed a very stupid mistake. I fixed it.


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