Re: Aptitude oddity
On Sat, Aug 09, 2008 at 17:21:32 +0200, Sven Joachim (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> On 2008-08-09 17:11 +0200, Bob Cox wrote:
> > I have some packages on hold for a while and they have remained on hold
> > during several safe-upgrades. Now, all of a sudden, aptitude wants to
> > upgrade two of them.
> It's a bug. If "aptitude safe-upgrade" can't find any packages that are
> _not_ on hold (or forbidden), it will try to upgrade packages that you
> don't want to. See http://bugs.debian.org/466228.
Thank you Sven. I had already done a safe-upgrade earlier today so that
explains why I encountered this bug for the first time. (I did look
through the list of outstanding bugs but missed yours because it was a
long way down the list!)
Bob Cox. Stoke Gifford, near Bristol, UK.
Registered user #445000 with the Linux Counter - http://counter.li.org/