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Re: Machine-specific optimizations


Alisdair McDiarmid schrieb:
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 01:49:13PM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:

> > you always have the option of using 'apt-get source' to recompile a package,
> > then place it on hold and we wont touch it.
> I've tried doing this occasionally -- more often to change a
> compile-time feature than optimise for CPU -- and it's not very
> convenient. I mean, the apt-get source couldn't be easier, but unless
> I put the package on hold, apt `upgrades' to the *same* version on
> the very next apt-get upgrade.

Is there a convenient way to put a package on hold? I couldn't
figure anything out form the dpkg and apt-get manpages. If I
have to start dselect every time I want to put something on hold
this is certainly not how it should be. (Ever used dselect on a
9600 serial console? It's fun ;).

ciao, 2ri
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