* Julian Andres Klode [2020-05-22 12:51:20 +0200]: > > You have pinned all versions of these packages to the same priority - 10, > > including the installed version. I'm wondering more why the other > > packages are kept back, I'd expect them to be upgraded too.
Since they want to be upgraded to the version from backports, I assume they depend on newer versions of some libraries. > > What does policy say for them? Apart from the different package name, the same as for the ones that were going to be upgraded. > FWIW, as you want to emulate hold, the correct approach to do > that is to pin the installed version high: > > Package: ... > Pin: release a=now > Pin-Priority: 1001 Thank you for the suggestion. I don't see any mention of "a=now" in the apt_preferences(5) man page for buster.