Re: Forbidding a version of a package in debian
On Friday 24 February 2006 18:48, Walt Mankowski wrote:
> I'm running debian testing. I ran "aptitude dist-upgrade" yesterday
> and it wants to install a version of libfreetype6 that I'm worried
> will break my window manager (Window Maker). I'd like to put that
> version of libfreetype6 on hold until things get sorted out. I read
> through the aptitude man page and this looked like the proper way to
> do it:
> aptitude forbid-version libfreetype6=2.1.10-1
> When I run "aptitude show libfreetype6" it says that version is
> Forbidden version: 2.1.10-1
> but dist-upgrade still wants to install it.
Hold the package instead of forbidding it.
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