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Bug#258913: base-config: Potentially confusing messages displayed at the console when installing packages



Package: base-config
Severity: minor
Tags: d-i

When installing the packages after tasksel, I guess base-config calls apt or
aptitude with some special arguments (no way to check currently) which
results in lots of messages like "Sorry but xxxxx package is already using
the last version" (I don't have the exact wording here).

These messages are harmless but could confuse users, however.

I guess this pertains to base-config though I'm unsure.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.6-2-686
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (ignored: LC_ALL set to fr_FR.UTF-8)

Versions of packages tasksel depends on:
ii  aptitude                      0.2.15.2-1 curses-based apt frontend
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.4.29     Debian configuration management sy
ii  liblocale-gettext-perl        1.01-17    Using libc functions for internati

-- debconf information excluded



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