Re: apt-listbugs behavior (was libpangocairo and gimp...)
On Saturday 27 January 2007 03:15, Chris Bannister wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 12:12:44PM -0800, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > use aptitude interactively and ':' will hold a package at its current
> > level. Also, '?' within apt-listbugs allows you to pin the packages,
> > but I've not tried it to determine the results.
> That is a bit confusing because '?' is normally(?) the help key.
> As to putting a package on hold:
> 'echo pkgname hold | dpkg --set-selections'
> " ... The official version cannot be abandoned because the implication of
> rejecting it is far too disturbing: that we are subject to a government
> conspiracy of `X-Files' proportions and insidiousness."
> Letter to the LA Times Magazine, September 18, 2005.
That 9/11 was a result of the manipulation of Islamist crazies by American
spooks is a view which I believe can be held by reasonable men. Note that I
don't say that the view is necessarily accurate, but merely that it is a