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Re: get notice of sec update if package is on hold
From: Hubert Chan (hubertuhoreg.ca)
Date: Tue Aug 24 2004 - 16:34:19 CDT
>>>>> "Timo" == Timo Veith <tvrz-zw.fh-kl.de> writes:
Timo> High volume is not my concern and of course I am subscribed to
Timo> debian-security-announce. I came across this issue because I
Timo> patched a package, recompiled it and installed it via dpkg. After
Timo> that apt-get upgrade wanted to replace my shiny patched package,
Timo> which is not what I want. Thus I put it on hold.
When you patch and recompile a package, you should bump up the version
number slightly by editing the debian/changelog file and adding a new
entry. Then it won't bother you about wanting to upgrade.
Hubert Chan <hubertuhoreg.ca> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/
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