dpkg-buildpackage and update-notifier

ulrich steffens ulrich at barfuss-jerusalem.org
Thu May 26 16:45:03 UTC 2005

Am Donnerstag, den 26.05.2005, 18:11 +0200 schrieb Tomas Krag:
> Hi,
> 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?
> Thanks
> /tomas
dosen't it work with 'pinning'? in synaptic, search for the package that
is installed, mark it and in the main menu under package, there's an
option where you can lock the version of the desired package.

hope this helps
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