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Re: apt always wants to re-install a deb



begin  Nick Phillips quote on Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 05:28:31PM +1300:
> On Fri, Oct 18, 2002 at 09:52:43AM -0700, Mark Ferlatte wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I've somehow managed to create a package in my local apt repository that
> > insists on continually re-installing itself on apt-get upgrade.
> 
> Most likely nothing to do with the package itself, rather that you have it
> flagged to reinstall. Have a look at it with aptitude.

I fixed the problem by bumping the version that I built by a -0.1.  I
think that apt was getting confused by having two packages with the same
version from two different sources with different pin values.

Or perhaps not.  In any case, I've learned my lesson, and will always
bump the version on future backports from sarge.

M

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