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DPKG-UNHOLD

DPKG-UNHOLD

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

dpkg-unhold - program to flag for installation a package or packages

 

SYNOPSIS

dpkg-unhold [PACKAGE...]

 

DESCRIPTION

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

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

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.

 

BUGS

The name is little bit of a misnomer in that it marks the package for installation. this effectively "unholds" the package if it is held, but will cause dselect/apt/etc to install it if it wasn't already installed.

 

SEE ALSO

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

 

AUTHOR

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


 

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