dpkg-buildpackage and update-notifier

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Thu May 26 16:35:49 UTC 2005

On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 06:11:37PM +0200, Tomas Krag wrote:
> I really like the update-notifier and the way it makes keeping my ubuntu
> (hoary) up to date easy and painless. Unfortunately I had to recompile a
> package on my laptop using apt-get source and dpkg-buildpackage and after
> that update-notifier is trying to upgrade that package to one with the
> same version number from the deb archive.
> Is there a way to exclude packages from update-notifier, or is there
> something I can do while using dpkg-buildpackage to prevent the system
> from "downgrading" the package again?

The usual approach is to add a little bit to the version number in
debian/changelog: appending ".0.0.1" would do, for instance.


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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