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Re: Is there any way to prevent a package from upgrading?

To quote neonatus@neonatus.net (Bostjan Muller),
# Is there a way to do this with apt-get (I do apt-get -u upgrade, but
don't want
# 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
    Aut agere, aut mori. (Either action, or death.)

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