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Re: Self-built packages

Kevin Puetz wrote:
> michdaen@iiic.ethz.ch said:
> > Why does apt always want to replace packages I built myself with the
> > same versions from the archive once they're available?
> > Is there a way to keep it from doing that?
> Well, you can do what I do - use dselect to put a hold on the package.
> There really should be a better way, though... at least a way to place a
> hold using apt-get.

I used to do that as well. The problem is that the hold persists when there's
a newer version of the package, possibly even keeping back other packages.

The best I've been able to think of is to do an apt-get -u upgrade, then say
'n' and apt-get install the packages I want upgraded.


Be vewy vewy quiet! I'm weloading!
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