Holding packages compiled from source back from updates
I have two quick (seemingly obvious) questions, and one not so
obvious, that I hope someone can help me with. I failed to find a
definitive answer after a bit of Googling.
I've compiled the mysql-4.1 packages from source to enable OpenSSL
support. I understand that I therefore take responsibility for
updating these packages with regard to security issues.
Firstly, what is the official debian method for holding source
compiled packages back from apt-get upgrades? Is section 2.2.11 of
Secondly, is the package source code obtained from official Debian
security deb-src servers kept up to date in response to security
issues in the same way that binary packages obtained from the same
source? Presumably yes.
Finally, is there yet a method of automatically informing Debian to
rebuild packages from source (using a customised user-defined
debian/rules file) so that apt-get upgrade (or similar) will also keep
your source compiled packages up to date?