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A Short Introduction To Apt-Pinning

Mar 25, 2009, 06:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Falko Timme)

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"1 Preliminary Note
I'm using a Debian Lenny (stable) system here. I will explain apt-pinning on the basis of the package phpmyadmin which is available in three different versions in the stable, testing, and unstable repositories (at the time of this writing) - see
http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=phpmyadmin&searchon=names&suite=all&section=all:
lenny (stable): version 4:2.11.8.1-5
squeeze (testing): version 4:3.1.2-2
sid (unstable): version 4:3.1.3-1"

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