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Re: Installing Packages From Source

On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 08:23:29 -0700, Jeff Grossman wrote:
> There are a few packages that I install directly from source onto my
> system.  On Aptitude I noticed the markauto option.  Should I let aptitude
> know that I have installed those packages manually?

That should not be necessary; aptitude assumes "manually" anyway for
packages which it did not install itself.

> The packages that I have installed by source are:
> MIMEDefang
> Dovecot
> SpamAssassin

You can check what aptitude thinks about them:

aptitude search spamassassin dovecot mimedefang

Manually installed packages have status "i  " while automatically
installed ones have "i A".

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