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Re: Upgrading already installed gnome2 stuff

On Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 03:56:26PM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Sat, 2002-10-19 at 14:20, Sven Luther wrote:
> > 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.
> That's not really possible without explicitly listing all of the gnome
> 2 packages in /etc/apt/preferences.  What I do however I just use
> aptitude.  I've put stuff from experimental other than the gnome 2
> stuff on hold (use '=').

a good way to create a preferences file for gnome2/gtk2 packages in
experimental is:

 $ grep-dctrl -s Package -F Depends libgtk2.0-0 <experimental Packages
 file> ; echo "Pin: release experimental"; echo "Pin-Priority: 1000"


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