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Re: Patch²: Maintaining a patch for a debian package

On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 10:32:48AM +0200, Sylvain Beucler wrote:
> I got an issue though, but I think it is related to glibc itself:
> after installing the built source packages, aptitude/apt-get
> absolutely want to upgrade them with the binary versions:
:: The following packages will be upgraded:
::   libc6 libc6-dbg libc6-dev libc6-prof

> Is this normal?

It is if you've not updated the changelog to be a new version, as
apt-get will prioritise remote versions of a package over currently
installed versions, if the metadata differs (as it will when you
rebuild a package locally)

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