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Re: stretch-backports vs stretch-updates




On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 04:44:21PM +0300, Victor Porton wrote:
> I want my upgrades to get both from stretch-backports and stretch-updates.
> 
> How to configure apt to get both?

Add a separate line for each in either /etc/apt/sources.list or
create files in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/

> What should be /etc/apt/apt.conf and /etc/apt/preferences?

Depends on your preferences. If you want everything from
-backports or -updates to overrule stable, then leave those
alone.

Otherwise, read up on apt-pinning.

-dsr-