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> Apt Pinning, A must for using mixed repos
post Dec 15 2007, 11:16 PM
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Found a nice newbie-friendly article on apt pinning, which enables the user to prioritize the repos in /etc/apt/sources.list instead of installing/upgrading things simply based on the versioning of the packages:


One immediate use I thought of is to assign the highest priority to jpmatrix's custom repo, so that 2or0's mplayer won't get replaced by apt-get dist-upgrade. smile.gif
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post Dec 16 2007, 08:19 AM
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VERY Helpful, helps with gnumeric too which is broken in armel.

Whats the soure entry for 2or0's custom repo? I have jpmatrix one mentioned in your signature, noticed mplayer wasn't in there.
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