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Re: [vox-tech] regaining stability in Debian
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Re: [vox-tech] regaining stability in Debian



On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 06:16:40PM -0800, ace22b@myrealbox.com wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 05:54:17PM -0800, Issac Trotts wrote:
> > At one point I wanted an unstable package and so
> > apt-get brought a lot of other things with it.
> > Being new to all this, I haven't been sure how
> > to go back.  I'd be interested in knowing if there's
> > a clean way to do it, since it doesn't seem to work
> > to just change the sources back to stable.
> > 
> The clean way is /etc/apt/preferences
> 
> It is described in manpage  apt_preferences .
> 
> As a quick fix put there:
> 
> Package: *
> Pin: release a=stable
> Pin-Priority: 1001
> 
> 
> I am not quite sure if security upates in this context are "stable" , or
> something else, but you can comment it out after you've downgaded.
> 

All right, I'll see if this works...

Issac


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