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Re: Putting a TESTING package on a STABLE system



on Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 12:40:17PM +0100, David Goodenough (david.goodenough@btconnect.com) wrote:

> I have a similar, but reversed problem.  I have one package that I do NOT want
> to upgrade.  It happens to be LILO, and it is currently broken when used on
> laptops with SystemSoft BIOS.  I want all packages except LILO from woody
> but I want LILO to stop at potato.  Is there a way of telling apt and friends
> to do this?  If not I suppose I will have to get the source and submit a 
> patch.

   $ echo lilo hold | dpkg --set selections

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