[Haskell-cafe] Re: getting set up in ubuntu

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Thu Jun 5 14:32:01 EDT 2008

"Martin DeMello" <martindemello at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks! Did you have any conflicts between manual and apt-got stuff?
> Is there any equivalent to gentoo's "package.provided" (which
> basically says 'I have installed this manually; please don't try to
> update it for me')?
package.provided is bad, mkay?

It basically says "I messed up my system, try to continue anyway."

Don't use it for anything else than kernel sources, you should write
ebuilds for the rest and let portage do the managing.

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