[CentOS] Managing recompiled packages?

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 12:00:08 UTC 2007

On 7/18/07, Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using Centos 5.0 on my desktop, and I'm very happy with it. One
> question bothers me. I rebuilt a handful of apps, for example K3B to
> enable MP3 audio, or libshout and mpd, to enable streaming audio.
> Now what happens if these get updated? I guess the new version will
> squash my personal version. Is there a way to prevent these packages
> from being updated? Or how should I handle these?
> Cheers,
> Niki Kovacs

A quick solution would be to add a line exclude=  in your repo files
and list the rpm names there.


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