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Re: APT Strange Behaviour (Priorities)



On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 10:23:25PM +0900, Osamu Aoki <osamu@debian.org> was heard to say:
> Daniel... problem is that this is not well documented in visible location.
> (I mean in manual page.)
> 
> I filed bug report to apt package on apt_preferences.  This NotAutomatic
> thing should be documented there.

  Yes, that would probably be a good idea.

> By the way, I thought apt_preferences look for apt-pinning using Release file at
>   http://www.backports.org/debian/dists/etch-backports/main/binary-i386/Release
> Archive: etch-backports
> Component: main
> Origin: Backports.org archive
> Label: Backports.org archive
> NotAutomatic: yes
> Architecture: i386
> 
> That is why a=etch-backports is used.... for apt-pinning under APT.
> 
> Is there any difference beween apt and aptitude?

  No difference.  I probably grabbed the wrong Release file by accident,
sorry about that.

  Daniel


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