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Re: Some myths regarding apt pinning

On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 10:22:29 -0500, Bruno Diniz de Paula wrote:
> But before looking at the priority, it looks at the version of the
> packages. So, usually the version on unstable is the highest, and its
> priority (700) is greater than the currently installed package (100),
> allowing the upgrade of a stable package to the unstable version of the
> same. This is what I understood from the manuals, but I confess I
> haven't tried it yet.

No, the most important is the priority and the fact that it doesn't
downgrade (unless the priority is >= 1000).

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