[Techtalk] upgrading stuff

Raquel raquel at thericehouse.net
Sat Sep 6 17:28:44 UTC 2008

On Fri, 05 Sep 2008 23:47:38 -0700
Maria McKinley <maria at shadlen.org> wrote:

> Hey there,
> I use debian, and I have one package that I compile myself, and
> don't want upgraded when I do apt-get upgrade. How can I tell apt
> not to ever get this package?
> thanks,
> maria

I think you can put that package on "hold" so it's not upgraded.
#aptitude hold <pkgname>

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rather than allowing yourself to be created in Jesus' image is what's
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