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Re: equivalent of *BSD's 'make world' in debian?

Daniel Burrows <Daniel_Burrows@brown.edu> writes:

>   There's actually yet another problem: next time you do apt-get upgrade, apt
> will recognize that the md5sum of your local package doesn't match the one on
> the ftp server and kindly clobber your changes!  I think that until it marks
> packages built locally from source as such this isn't going to be feasable on
> a large scale.

Well you can bumb the versions in debian/changelog, so this does not
happen.  In addition what use is it to say apt-get upgrade on such a
system (where everything is e.g. pentium optimized)?
You will have to parse the output of apt-get upgrade, but then you're
done with it. 


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