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Re: How to skip installing one package.

On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 12:11:00AM +0800, Franki wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I've a recent convert to Debian from RH and MDK, and this is my first 
> trip down the dpkg/apt-get route.
> I have setup a mail server using debian woody and several packages from 
> backports.org, however one package I couldn't find as I needed it was 
> postfix, so I compiled it myself with virtual folders, sasl and mysql 
> support, then I setup courier-imap etc etc.
> Anyway, the end result has been exceptional however I am worried about 
> doing an apt-get update/upgrade because I worry my custom install of 
> postfix will be upgraded and I really don't want that as the replacement 
> is likely to be very different from the original.
I think the "equivs" package may be what you want.

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