Bug#131252: apt: When built from source, apt always says there is a newer version.
Previously Vincent van Adrighem wrote:
> Pro's: When someone upgrades, precompiled is always used.
> Con's: Almost impossible to automate compilation.
> Could you please explain why you have chosen such a design?
Make sure we use the known-good package from the official archive
since the admin didn't give us any hint he was using a better
> May I suggest another solution? Apt could adjust the package
> buildnumber from 1.2-1 to 1.2-1.homebrewn.
> Would it be hard to implement such a thing?
It's trivial to do so yourself, apt should not tinker with packages
but just fetch and install them.
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