Re: Compiled debs are upgraded
On Tue, Nov 07, 2000 at 11:39:06PM +0100, Martin Bialasinski wrote:
> * "Joachim" == Joachim Trinkwitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
Well, I hope it's a good reason, it makes no sense to me and causes me
What would Edward Woodward do?