Re: [users] Re: how to prevent apt-get upgrading a package?
On 01 Jul 2001, Martin F. Krafft wrote:
> also sprach Joost Kooij (on Sun, 01 Jul 2001 03:23:37PM +0200):
> > It's called dselect. But it is a secret. If you tell anyone about it,
> > the cabal will have to send a mob onto you. ;-)
> but as far as i know, you only want to place a "hold" onto that
> package, then use apt-get for the dist-upgrade. i think; noone has
> explained to me the difference between apt-get upgrade and apt-get
> dist-upgrade yet :(
> martin; (greetings from the heart of the sun.)
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I know about dselect (always used to use it) but since moving to apt-get
I'm not sure how the two interact.
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