On Sat, Oct 13, 2001 at 08:35:26PM -0400, Bruce Miller wrote: > Jens, Thanks for the ideas. In fact, today, I did a Google search on > ``/etc/apt/preferences" and got many of the same results. My German is Great!. :) > not as good as my Scandinavian languages (I did post- graduate study in > Sweden and later married a Norwegian-American whom I met while she was > majoring in Scandinavian studies) so I read the articles in English, > French and Danish before venturing into the German. wow. I'm only fluent in English and I can just barely cope with French if needs be. Nothing else yet- but I plan to spend a semester in Sweden for my studies next year. Who knows. Perhaps I'll even learn Swedish. > The other problem was that the Google results suggested that the > apt_preferences system appears to have taken the developers some time .. > ..em to have had trouble understanding the process. I am not surprised. I > did too. Yes, I only said I copied this preferences file over verbatim. I didn't say it was easy to understand or do yourself. ;) > The following appears to accomplish exactly what I am looking for -- > Thanks again for the help. No problem. Who knows, tomorrow you may be able to help me. <g> -- Jens Benecke ········ http://www.hitchhikers.de/ - Europas Mitfahrzentrale Crypto regulations will only hinder criminals who obey the law.
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