Re: Compiled from source packages get overwritten
On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 10:01:56AM -0500, Derrick 'dman' Hudson wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 09:25:25AM -0500, Linux wrote:
> | When I compile a package from source using "apt-get --only-source -b source
> | <package>", then intsall with "dpkg -i <package>", my local packages get
> | overwritten the next time I perform an "apt-get upgrade". What do I need
> | to do to fix this?
> You need to make apt think, one way or another, that the locally built
> package is better than the new one from the repository. The best way
> to do this is
> echo "<package_name> hold" | dpkg --set-selections
In addition, you may want to add a new entry with a higher version
number to the top of debian/changelog before building the package.
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