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Re: Please review a short paragraph for apt_preferences(5)

Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> +<para>
> +The first specific-form record matching an available package version determines
> +the priority of the package version.
> +Failing that, the priority of the package is defined as the maximum of all
> +priorities defined by generic-form records matching the version.
> +Records defined using patterns in the Pin field other than "*" are treated like
> +specific-form records.
> +</para>

Yes, it's complicated stuff but it says what it's trying to say.
JBR	with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
	sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package

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