Pinning repomd repositories
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Wed Apr 18 07:13:49 PDT 2007
Johannes Kastl schrieb:
> I changed to openSUSE 10.2, but could not quit to use apt. It is just
> what I need.
> There is one flaw, apt seems to have problems pinning repositories.
> Or, to be exact: apt doesnt like components that contain a /
> An example:
> While it works to pin a repo
> repomd ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/misc/suser-jengelh/ SUSE-10.2/
> Package: *
> Pin: release c=SUSE-10.2
> Pin-Priority: 50
> it doesnt when using
> repomd ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/misc/ suser-jengelh/SUSE-10.2/
> It doesnt matter (or it didnt in my tests) wether I just put
> suser-jengelh* or anything else, it just isnt working.
> 1. Is this behaviour intended?
> 2. Is there an easy solution?
I'm using different servers and the keyword 'origin' for pinning:
Pin: origin ftp4.gwdg.de
Pin: origin ftp.gwdg.de
> and if not
> 3. Would it be possible to fix apt so that it is possible to pin more
> than one repo? Have in mind that many repos have similar last parts
> (10.2, Suse-10.2, openSUSE_10.2, suse,...).
> It would be nice to have that, cos now I just see that one package out
> of the pinned repo is from this repo, cos there is just
> 50 ftp://ftp.gwdg.de SUSE-10.2/ repomd
> 100 RPM Database
> and I must remember that the one that has only SUSE-10.2/ is the
> pinned one.
> Thanks in advance,
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