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Re: apt bug?

On Tue, Jul 27, 1999 at 11:45:39AM -0700, John Lapeyre wrote:
> *Turbo Fredriksson wrote:
> > This just gotta' be a apt bug...
> > 
>  I had a similar problem  a couple of times (not related to
> perl).  Package a depends on package b.  I check b; dpkg -l
> shows that the correct version of b is installed and configured,
> but apt will not install a, saying that b needs to be installed.
> Apt will not install b, because its already the most recent version.

Is there an apt-get parm that'll make it a bit more verbose on this issue? I
don't have any funny situations around to test it on. Maybe it would be good
to print a bit more info if apt-get has to get smarter than X steps to resolve
an issue ?

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