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Re: how to downgrade and pin package (durep)?

On Wed,30.Sep.09, 02:24:54, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   i already have the earlier package, and have installed it.  the
> remaining question is how to pin that package at that version so it
> won't get re-upgraded at the next upgrade.

Something like this in /etc/apt/preferences should work, see 
apt_preferences(5) for more info:

Explanation: keep this package version even if older
Package: durep
Pin: version 0.8.1-7
Pin-Priority: 1001

Check with 'apt-cache policy durep'.

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