Bug#127942: apt: Apt install packages partly in out-of-disk space situation, rendering system unusefull
reassign 127942 libqt2
On Sun, 6 Jan 2002, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 05, 2002 at 10:36:10PM +0100, Egon Willighagen wrote:
> > Package: apt
> > Version: 0.5.4
> > Severity: grave
> > Justification: causes non-serious data loss
> > Today i did a "apt-get dist-upgrade" unaware that my partition was reaching 100% diskuse.
> > Apt did not mind in tried to install many packages among which updated KDE packages.
> > My system still boots, but most icons are missing. (And this is just the visual part).
> > I have not tested other packages that were upgraded (because i do not know how to check
> > which packages were upgraded.) But it seems likelt that more files were lost while trying to write them
> > to a disk with no space left. Apt should have aborted when noticing that there was no space
> > left.
This is a bug with libqt2 being compiled against libpng3, while most apps are
compiled against libpng2.