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On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 12:39:00PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> begin Mike Simons <msimons@moria.simons-clan.com>=20
> > On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 12:15:05PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > i'm using testing.  this sounds like i can do:
> > >=20
> > >    apt-get install sox=3D12.17.4-4
> > >=20
> > > or:
> > >=20
> > >    apt-get install sox/unstable
> >=20
> > apt-get -t unstable install sox
> =20
> should i file a bug report on apt?  the manpage seems to be wrong.

  Which manpage is wrong in what way?

  When you specify a version or release for sox, that has no effect on
the packages that sox depends on.  It will not effect apt's choice of
other packages...

> can you point me to a man of info page about pins?

  man apt_preferences

man page for /etc/apt/preferences

> or is it the same thing as a hold?

  I don't know...

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