[conspire] (forw) Re: [ILUG] Excluding a package from apt update

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Jun 27 14:47:40 PDT 2006

Just calling this little gem of a utility to the attention of Debian /
Ubuntu / related-distro users.  I'd forgotten about it.  Details:

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Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 12:49:37 +0100
From: jason corcoran <jason at jcorcoran.net>
To: Peter McEvoy <pete at yerma.org>
Cc: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Excluding a package from apt update

On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 12:08:11PM +0100, Peter McEvoy wrote:
> Not sure about using the above, but this should work (on debian at
> least):
> echo vim hold | dpkg --set-selections
> -- 
> Pete

Found an obscure reference on google for an  app call wajig.

wajig hold <app name> 


Thanks Pete for the response..


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