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Re: [opensuse] Is pinning possible with smartpm? (Re: Missing KDE styles after updating to QT on apt repository)
  • From: "Alexander S. Usov" <A.S.Usov@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 23:29:11 +0200
  • Message-id: <200510282329.11892.A.S.Usov@xxxxxx>
On Friday 28 October 2005 23:11, Richard Bos wrote:
> Op vrijdag 28 oktober 2005 21:16, schreef Alexander S. Usov:
> > -- try to enforce an complete upgrade to the kde-unstable repository. You
> > can achieve it by putting something like this into /etc/apt/preferences
> > ==== cut ====
> > Package: *
> > Pin: release c=kde-unstable
> > Pin-Priority: 1100
> >
> > Package: *
> > Pin: release *
> > Pin-Priority: -10
> >    ==== cut ====
> > and doing "apt-get upgrade"
>
> To the smartpm masters on this list: is this (pinning) possible with
> smartpm, yum etc? It's a not so known and not so often used apt feature,
> but sometimes it comes in very handy.

In fact I use it quite often. As for the smart, I believe it knows about
priorities.

--
Best regards,
Alexander.

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