Re: Compiled debs are upgraded
On 7 Nov 2000, Martin Bialasinski wrote:
> Joachim> Same here with gmc -- after an 'apt-get --compile source gmc'
> Joachim> another 'apt-get upgrade' will replace my newly compiled
> Joachim> package with the same version.
> Actually, this is by design and the reason the equivs package was
> rewritten. Unfortunately, I didn't take notes why apt behaves like
> this. Therefore, I crosspost this to the gurus. They can say for
If it didn't do this then their would be way to make it do this :>
The only other option is to prefer local packages (which can be done by
using a hold) and that makes this usefull behavior impossible.