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Re: Unpacking ad infinitum

Robert Ramiega wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 23, 1999 at 02:25:33PM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > Besides, I'm afraid that won't help. If I try to install anything using
> > > dselect instead of plain apt, it wants to upgrade to the `new' Perl and remove
> > > lots of stuff.
> >
> > Try this: go to the select screen in dselect, put those two packages on hold and
>  You can put packages on hold using '=' .

or if -like me- you don't like dselect :-), you could use

dpkg --set-selections (that enters an input mode):
doc-linux-text hold
doc-linux-html hold

this is what dselect does, iirc.

Konstantinos Margaritis

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