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Re: aptitude upgrade - I don't want a select package(s)

On Mon, 4 Aug 2003 14:47:11 -0400
ScruLoose <scruloose+debuser@eastlink.ca> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 03, 2003 at 08:13:57PM -0700, Rodney D. Myers wrote:
> > When I do my weekly update, I'm getting a maintained package that is
> > not numbered along side the package release(s), and it causing this
> > particular program to be downgraded every week.
> > 
> > How do I keep from having this particular package downloaded?
> I suspect that what you're looking for is the "hold" feature of your
> package-management tool. In aptitude I think you hold a package by
> hitting the '=' key on it. If I understand it correctly, hold tells
> aptitude "Keep *this* version of this package, whether it's current or
> not".
> 	HTH

Thanks. I think you may mean dselect, but I'll look around.

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