Re: Upgrading already installed gnome2 stuff
On Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 08:16:43PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Le Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 05:55:54PM +0200, Sven Luther écrivait:
> > > | Package: *
> > > | Pin: release a=experimental
> > > | Pin-Priority: 400
> > >
> > > ( "| " is just to mark the citation, you should not copy it of course)
> > This will pin only the experimental packages already installed on your
> > box, right, not other experimental package were you have the
> > non-experimental packages installed ?
> Strictly speaking it pins all packages of experimental to 400. But
> installed packages have a priority of 500 so they are of higher priority
> than experimental ones ...
> But APT is a smart tool and it understands that the package coming from
> experimental have a higher version number that the unstable package
> which should have been there and thus decides of its own to track
> experimental for those packages.
I am not sure this clarifies it more.
Especifically, what i want is to install the gnome2 package from
experimental, and upgrade them automatically, without pulling in the pam
packages of experimental for example.