Extra Package Overrides

Registered by Daniel Silverstone on 2005-10-25

When publishing a distribution we often need to add package overrides. In particular for tasks etc. We need a way to express these additional overrides in the database and we need to express them in an ExtraOverride file for apt-ftparchive to use.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
James Troup
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Colin Watson
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
None
Definition:
Superseded
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None
Completed by
Celso Providelo on 2008-07-18

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dsilvers ?/?/?: Time estimate does includes tool for cron.sync to drive but not necessarily the time to do the mods to cron.sync.
smurf 07/11/06: Reviewed.
cprov 28/05/07: lowering priority since it won't be addressed before soyuz 1.1.6

See https://blueprints.edge.launchpad.net/soyuz/+spec/persistent-package-data

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