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Re: sources.list directory specification

On 04/09/11 17:11, Lisi wrote:
On Saturday 03 September 2011 10:35:53 Scott Ferguson wrote:
On 03/09/11 08:27, Lisi wrote:

So - you are just doing as I suggested. Being selective (except you were
doing it long before I suggested it, and I was only echoing the

"Hidden" in my original post was this:-

Yes - though you might consider reading up on pinning.


Yes, I saw that - but I in my turn was obviously not making myself clear. ;-)

"Hidden" in my post was the point that I did nothing.  Debian did it without
my lifting a finger!  (Stars and emphasis added now.)

installed from there.  The marvellous ***Debian sets the pinning
appropriately __automatically__:***


Package: * Pin: release a=lenny-backports Pin-Priority: 200


Worse - I *did* read it....
It. Just. Did. Not. Sink. In.

Clearly you need longer nails and a bigger hammer to make the point sink in! ;-p
(mea culpa)

Just checked, Squeeze doesn't seem to auto-pin


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