Precedence of locally-compiled packages

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Wed Aug 29 08:07:46 UTC 2007

Jose Gomez-Dans wrote:
> Hi,
> I have compiled from source a number of packages (I needed to add some
> compile flags). However, APT now complains that these packages need to
> be updated to the repository's version (which incidentally is the same
> as my local packages).

Easiest way is to compile to /usr/local/ so APT doesn't override it.  Of
course, you need to remember to delete the stuff in /usr/local when APT
does provide a newer version.

Matt Flaschen

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