Re: Machine-specific optimizations
On Fri, Sep 01, 2000 at 05:45:05PM +0200, Arthur Korn wrote:
> 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 ;).
twice in one day...this must be the 4th or 5th time i've posted this
script to this list over the years.
# dpkg-hold -- command line tool to flag package(s) as held.
# by Craig Sanders, 1998-10-26. This script is hereby placed into the
# public domain.
# BUGS: this script has absolutely no error checking. this is not good.
if [ -z "$*" ] ; then
echo " dpkg-hold <package...>"
for i in $@ ; do
echo "$i hold"
done | dpkg --set-selections
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