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Re: Getting a Higher Version w/out upgrading

On Wed, Jan 01, 2003 at 07:19:30PM -0500, Lloyd Zusman wrote:
> "Stig Are M. Botterli" <samb@mo.himolde.no> writes:
> > Add the following line to /etc/apt/apt.conf:
> > APT::Default-Release "stable";
> I presume that this can also be done just as easily by putting a file
> with that line into the /etc/apt/apt.conf.d directory, correct?

If you like, although /etc/apt/apt.conf is more intended for users and
/etc/apt/apt.conf.d for packages.

> Also ... does anyone know if the "aptitude" program also abides by this
> APT::Default-Release property in /etc/apt/apt.conf?

I suspect so, since it uses the apt libraries directly. dselect doesn't,
so doesn't abide by this option.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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