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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
major problem.  

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