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[SUA 198-1] Updated apt version

Debian Stable Updates Announcement SUA 198-1         https://www.debian.org/
debian-release@lists.debian.org                          Julian Andres Klode
April 22nd, 2021

Package              : apt
Version              :
Importance           : high

APT is the primary high-level package management tool used on Debian.

In order to protect against unexpected, and potentially malicious, changes
to package repositories, APT verifies that various items of metadata
relating to an existing repository have not changed since the repository
was configured. In the event of such a change occurring, it will require
manual intervention to allow the continued use of the repository.

The list of metadata items considered by the version of APT currently in
"buster" to require such acknowledgement includes the suite name. In 
preparation for the upcoming release of Debian 11 "bullseye", this update
revises the default mode of operation such that changes of suite name are
automatically accepted.

We strongly recommend that you install this update, to avoid the need to
explicitly acknowledge the change from "stable" to "oldstable" for a
sources.list entry referencing "buster".

Upgrade Instructions

You can get the updated packages by adding the stable-updates archive
for your distribution to your /etc/apt/sources.list:

 deb https://deb.debian.org/debian buster-updates main
 deb-src https://deb.debian.org/debian buster-updates main

You can also use any of the Debian archive mirrors.  See
https://www.debian.org/mirrors/list for the full list of mirrors.

For further information about stable-updates, please refer to

If you encounter any issues, please don't hesitate to get in touch with
the Debian Release Team at debian-release@lists.debian.org

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