How to survive backports upgrades using apt preferences

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http://crunchbanglinux.org – So, a lot of us have had trouble with all-out upgrades of X-related stuff with backports enabled. The thing is, that shouldn't happen, because the default setup in Debian is different than in #!. If you look at /etc/apt/preferences, unless you've been apt-pinning stuff (but even if you've been apt-pinning and haven't changed anything related to Squeeze), you'll see thisPackage: * Pin: release n=statler Pin-Priority: 1001 Package: * Pin: release n=squeeze Pin-Priority: 100By default, backports get a pin priority of 100, so in regular Debian, where Squeeze has (I think) (HowTos)