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Re: get notice of sec update if package is on hold

>>>>> "Timo" == Timo Veith <tv@rz-zw.fh-kl.de> writes:


Timo> High volume is not my concern and of course I am subscribed to
Timo> debian-security-announce. I came across this issue because I
Timo> patched a package, recompiled it and installed it via dpkg. After
Timo> that apt-get upgrade wanted to replace my shiny patched package,
Timo> which is not what I want. Thus I put it on hold.

When you patch and recompile a package, you should bump up the version
number slightly by editing the debian/changelog file and adding a new
entry.  Then it won't bother you about wanting to upgrade.

Hubert Chan <hubert@uhoreg.ca> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/
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