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Re: OpenOffice on Mac G4

On (03/06/03 09:45), Rory Campbell-Lange wrote:
> This is how to grab the listings for both testing and unstable but then
> make the default for any apt-get action set to a specific release (in my
> case 'testing'):
> man apt-get has the two entries I referred to together:
> -t
> --target-release
> --default-release
>        This  option controls the default input to the policy engine, it
>        creates a default  pin  at  priority  990  using  the specified
>        release  string.  The preferences file may further override this
>        setting. In short, this option lets you have simple control over
>        which  distribution packages will be retrieved from. Some common
>        examples might be -t '2.1*' or -t unstable.  Configuration Item:
>        APT::Default-Release
> /etc/apt/sources.list:
> deb http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ testing main  
> deb http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ unstable main  
> deb-src http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ testing main  
> deb http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US testing/non-US main
> deb-src http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US testing/non-US main
> deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
> /etc/apt/apt.conf:
> APT::Default-Release "testing";

Thanks Rory

This is much appreciated

I shall also go RTFM ;-) Although it is becoming more familiar, the
trick seems to be knowing where to look.



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