Re: Pinning question
On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 10:00:11 -0600 Ryan Walters wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 11:29:49 +0100, you wrote:
> >On Mon, 15 Sep 2003 14:24:54 -0600 Ryan Walters wrote:
> >> Hi, I've been trying to figure this out for a few days now, and can't
> >> seem to get it to work. I want to pin not based on [stable, testing,
> >> unstable], but based on distribution release, in my case, [woody,
> >> potato].
> >> ...
> >> This however didn't change anything, it still wanted to take all the
> >> woody versions of packages, the same as before the preferences file
> >> existed.
> >Try pinning woody below 100.
> I had tried that too, but since the apt/preferences file doesn't seem
> to have any effect, changing the pinning number doesn't do anything
Just remembered that potato's apt may not yet be aware of apt pinning.
Is that the version you have?
No more ideas, I'm afraid.
Anyway, as I said in another post, I *strongly* advise you *not* to use
apt pinning on a stable distribution.