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

On Sun, Jul 01, 2001 at 05:40:53PM +0100, Stig Brautaset wrote:
> 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. 

Has anyone suggested you yet, to look into "Linux Slackware"?  
I hear it's absolutely the best, ever.



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