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Re: setting a preferred debian repository?

On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 10:10:01PM +0000, Liviu Andronic wrote:
> Dear all
> Is it possible to configure the order of preference of Debian
> repositories? I get a package with the same version, for the same
> architecture, for the same target (testing), but from two different
> repositories. And I always prefer the version packaged in the custom
> repository over the one in the official Debian repository. Can I
> somehow tell aptitude/synaptic to always install/upgrade from the
> custom repository, even if it thinks that the official Debian
> repository is more up-to-date?
This is possible to do.  It is known as apt-pinning.


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