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DPKG-HOLD

DPKG-HOLD

Section: dlocate (8) Updated: 2009-06-02
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NAME

dpkg-hold - program to flag for hold a package or packages

 

SYNOPSIS

dpkg-hold [PACKAGE...]

 

DESCRIPTION

dpkg-hold marks package(s) to be held.

It achieves this by running `dpkg --set-selections' and piping in the package name(s) followed by `hold'.

NOTE: this program does not install, remove, purge any package. it ONLY sets the status of the package. Any actual removal or purging is done the next time dselect, apt-get, aptitude, etc are run.

 

SEE ALSO

dpkg(1), dpkg-unhold(1), dpkg-remove(1), dpkg-purge(1)

 

AUTHOR

dpkg-hold was written Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au>. dpkg-hold is Free Software placed in the public domain.


 

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