Re: APT 0.7 for sid
On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 07:42:40AM -0700, Daniel Burrows <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 09:54:16AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog <email@example.com> was heard to say:
> > > term. I would also love to find a way in the future to interface with
> > > the aptitude dependency problem resolver (that is superiour to the one
> > > in libapt).
> > In what way is it superior? Until now, apt-get always found a solution to
> > all the dist-upgrade that I gave him whereas aptitude sometimes didn't.
> When you encounter situations where aptitude can't find a solution,
> could you please send them to me? aptitude's resolver is designed to be
> complete, so if it misses valid solutions it's a bug.
I've been reminded of an exception to this.
aptitude throws out the solution of "revert all the proposed changes
and stay at the current state". Setting Aptitude::Discard-Null-Solution
to false will disable this behavior.
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