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Re: Mixed testing/unstable: make unstable packages wait for testing?



On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 09:10:09PM +0200, Steinar Bang wrote:
> I'm running a testing system, with some packages pulled in from
> unstable.
> 
> Currently, unstable packages are updated from unstable when I do
> apt-get dist-upgrade.  Is it possible to make some packages wait until
> suitable upgrades arrives into testing instead?

Yes, by using pin-priority. 

$cat /etc/apt/preferences
Package: *
Pin: release a=testing
Pin-Priority: 990

Package: *
Pin: release a=unstable
Pin-Priority: 90

> 
> I'm running with 
> 	APT::Default-Release "testing";
> in /etc/apt/apt.conf, and apt lines for stable, testing, and
> unstable. 

-- 
Jerome

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