[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: force stable package if avail

Hash: SHA1

On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 11:23:47AM -0400, Jean-Sebastien Pilon wrote:
> Hello all, 
> Sometimes I need to install testing and/or unstable packages. The thing
> is that I would like to keep all to stable if possible... 
> Example: 
> I need sun-java5-jdk with is only in unstable
> I want all dependencies to be installed from stable if possible
> Is there a way I can tell apt to use stable and only testing and
> unstable when package not in stable ???
> NOTICE: This email contains privileged and confidential information and is intended only for the individual to whom it is addressed. If you are not the named addressee, you should not disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail. Please notify the sender immediately by e-mail if you have received this transmission by mistake and delete this communication from your system. E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to be secured or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or contain viruses. 
> AVIS: Le pr?sent courriel contient des renseignements de nature privil?gi?e et confidentielle et n?est destin? qu'? la personne ? qui il est adress?. Si vous n??tes pas le destinataire pr?vu, vous ?tes par les pr?sentes avis?s que toute diffusion, distribution ou reproduction de cette communication est strictement interdite.? Si vous avez re?u ce courriel par erreur, veuillez en aviser imm?diatement l?exp?diteur et le supprimer de votre syst?me. Notez que la transmission de courriel ne peut en aucun cas ?tre consid?r? comme inviolable ou exempt d?erreur puisque les informations qu?il contient pourraient ?tre intercept?s, corrompues, perdues, d?truites, arriv?es en retard ou incompl?tes ou contenir un virus. ?


well use pinning (as for example used and described with backports.org
that way you can force apt to only use specific packages from

for more information about pinning see also
man apt_preferences


- -- 
Albert Dengg <a_d@gmx.at>
Version: GnuPG v1.4.3 (GNU/Linux)


Reply to: