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Re: [users] Re: how to prevent apt-get upgrading a package?

On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 02:42:22PM +0100, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> I know about dselect (always used to use it) but since moving to apt-get
> I'm not sure how the two interact.

Simple.  You set dselect's access method to "apt" in dselect.

Then you run "update" in dselect.  It makes apt do all the exepcted
things, and updates dpkg's available packages database as well, which
is where dselect gets its information from.  It will also ensure that
"dpkg -p $pkgname" will work as expected.



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