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Re: Bug#153200: dselect: update reports wrong "available" pathname

Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jul 2002, Joey Hess wrote:
> > joey@silk:~>dpkg -S /usr/lib/dpkg/methods/apt/update 
> > apt: /usr/lib/dpkg/methods/apt/update
> > 
> > Anyway, I'm going to repoen this bug and reassign it to apt. The line:
> > 
> >     $DPKG "$DPKG_OPTS" --update-avail $CACHEDIR/available
> > 
> > Should be /dev/nulled, since it outputs no useful information, but just
> > something confusing as this bug report shows.
> I disagree, this is not a APT specific problem, all dselect methods do it
> this way (and have this problem). If you think the message is confusing
> then dpkg should not print it. 

Well the message is not very confusing when one is running dpkg manually
to do that, but I could easily argue it should go away entirely sure.

see shy jo

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