Re: bug#44994: dselect should use --fix-missing
On Mon, 13 Sep 1999, Francesco Potorti` wrote:
> When using the apt-get method, dselect should install packages using the
> --fix-missing option to apt-get. When using a mirror, in fact, it is
> very frequent to find inconsistencies in the archive status, due to
> delays and mirroring problems, so I am very often forced to give up with
> dselect and using `apt-get --fix-missing dselect-upgrade'.
This is an APT issue..
It is deliberately not set because fix-missing and -f can be mutualy bad
in some cases (particularly they give unhelpfull error messages..)
If you have the 0.3 versions you can set a configuration file value to
force this anyhow.