Re: Mixing apt-get and aptitude
On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 09:08:10PM +0000, T o n g wrote:
> First of all, sorry that I miss read your meaning.
> On Wed, 25 Aug 2010 15:47:30 -0400, Anticept . wrote:
> > Can apt-get hold back package updates like aptitude? This might be one
> > of them.
> Yes, it can, but it's done at the dpkg level.
> To hold a Debian package not to be updated by apt-get
> echo $package hold | dpkg --set-selections
> Please note that such holding will not work for aptitude. So I agree with
> you, this might be one of them.
This is how release note was updated.
aptitude with hold -> "dpkg --set-selections"
mixing will cause such minor headache. But I do not think it is as