[R-sig-Debian] pinning R packages to unstable?

Markus Jäntti markus.jantti at iki.fi
Wed Oct 11 22:35:35 CEST 2006

Sebastian P. Luque wrote:
> Dear Debian R users,
> This is more of an apt question rather than R.  I have a testing Debian
> system, but would like to use the unstable packages for R, *without* using
> the -t flag in apt-get.  I think this is done by using a 'pin' rule in
> /etc/apt/apt.conf, but don't understand how this should be done.  Can
> somebody provide an example please?

See section 3.10 in



> Cheers,

Markus Jantti
Abo Akademi University
markus.jantti at iki.fi

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