Re: how to prevent apt-get upgrading a package?
email@example.com (Joost Kooij) writes:
> On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 02:07:08PM +0100, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> > Is it possible to tell apt-get to hold a package and not upgrade it when
> > using dist-upgrade?
> It's called dselect. But it is a secret. If you tell anyone about it,
> the cabal will have to send a mob onto you. ;-)
bah. dselect is one of the most confusing things I have ever
seen. Much easier to do:
dpkg --get-selections > selections
then edit the file "selections" so that the word "hold" is replaced
with "installed" for the package you want to hold, and then:
dpkg --set-selections < selections
dselect is evil, I am sure of it.
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