[Bug 565364] Re: pinning a specific package does not work

Julian Andres Klode juliank at ubuntu.com
Thu May 12 10:43:16 UTC 2016

Seems like we forgot to close this. This is fixed in 1.1

** Changed in: apt (Ubuntu)
       Status: Fix Committed => Fix Released

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  pinning a specific package does not work

Status in apt package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in apt package in Debian:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: apt

  "Package: *" in /etc/apt/preferences works for pinning as expected.
  "Package: nano" should work, but currently does not.  This is already
  known in Debian (c.f. http://bugs.debian.org/317186).  Setting this
  ticket to confirmed.

  Specifying only part of the package name is currently unsupported.
  There is an RFE ticket in Debian to include support for this:
  http://bugs.debian.org/121132 which is tracked in LP bug 399474

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