[ILUG] Re: apt-get, rawhide and mirroring (fwd)
paulj at alphyra.ie
Tue Jan 22 11:20:34 GMT 2002
On Tue, 22 Jan 2002, John P. Looney wrote:
> Question. I have custom versions of apache, PHP and snmp on my
> workstation. I'd like them *never* to be upgraded. How do I do that ?
indeed.. i have a custom openldap where it would be disastrous if it
was upgraded to a stock RH rpm. (RH compile theirs with gdbm support,
which, without a doubt is absolutely awful, nay positively broken.),
what you do is, in /etc/apt/apt.conf, specify something like:
notice apt has already has some built-in HoldPkgs, namely the kernel.
> I like this. I like this a lot. I'll like it more when Dave has
> rsync'd the stuff on ftp.esat.net.
> Out of curiousity - I have things like AA mozilla and the latest mutt
> with S/MIME support at http://developers.antefacto.net/download - is there
> anything special I have to do so people can add that URL to their
> sources.list file, and then to "apt-get aamozilla" or something ?
submit to freshrpms, submit to me, or create your own apt repository.
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