I would like to use the Natty Narwhal repository for puppet packages, but I don’t want to upgrade my whole server. Is that possible ?
My current solution is to fetch the .deb packages by hand
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Pinning is an advanced package management technique that allows you to remain on a stable release while grabbing packages from a more recent version. Mixing repositories is not supported, and can get you into trouble if the package you want has been compiled against different library versions than you have on your system. If possible, you should try getting the package from the backports repository (or possibly a well supported PPA) first. That said, you seem to already know that
In order to pin
Next, you need to add natty to your
Then, you need to set the "Pin-Priority" for the
Now you simply need to run and