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Manual Reference Pages  - AptPkg::Policy (3pm)

NAME

AptPkg::Policy - APT package version policy class

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

use AptPkg::Policy;

DESCRIPTION

The AptPkg::Policy module provides an interface to APT’s package version policy.

    AptPkg::Policy

The AptPkg::Policy package implements the APT pkgPolicy class.

An instance of the AptPkg::Policy class may be fetched using the policy method from an AptPkg::Cache object.

The following methods are implemented:
priority(PKG|FILE) Return the pin priority for the given PKG (AptPkg::Cache::Package) or FILE (AptPkg::Cache::PkgFile) object.
match(PKG) Find the pinned version of PKG. Returns an AptPkg::Cache::Version object.
candidate(PKG) Returns the installation candidate version for PKG.

SEE ALSO

AptPkg::Cache(3pm), AptPkg(3pm).

AUTHOR

Brendan O’Dea <bod@debian.org>


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