Can I reset the APT '--allow-releaseinfo-change' option?

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Can I reset the APT '--allow-releaseinfo-change' option?

#1 Post by luvr »

I’m experimenting with my own local software repository for Debian and Ubuntu. I regenerated the contents of the ‘dists’ directory of the repository and got the following error when I attempted to run “apt-get update”:

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E: Repository 'file:/opt/repositories/linuxluvr bionic InRelease' changed its 'Suite' value from 'bionic' to 'bionic-luvr'
To overcome this error, I reran the update command with the “--allow-releaseinfo-change” option, which turned the error into a simple note and allowed the update to successfully complete.

However, whenever I subsequently make further changes to the release info of my repository, without the “--allow-releaseinfo-change” option, the changes get accepted and simply produce a note, instead of an error.

Is there any way that I can get the “apt-get update” to handle such release info changes as errors again—at least until I specify the “--allow-releaseinfo-change” option once more?

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