Re: Is there any way to prevent a package from upgrading?
To quote email@example.com (Bostjan Muller),
# Is there a way to do this with apt-get (I do apt-get -u upgrade, but
# to upgrade a specific package(s))?
When a package is on "hold", nothing touches it. Not dselect, not apt,
not dpkg. Not unless you over-ride it, anyways ;)
You might also want to check out 'stormpkg', which is at least available
in Sid(unstable). It's a nice GTK+-based package manager. It implements
dselect-type functionality, but in an (at least for me) understandable
David Barclay Harris, Clan Barclay
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