Re: Aptitude oddity
On Sat, Aug 09, 2008 at 16:41:40 -0700, Daniel Burrows (email@example.com) wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 09, 2008 at 10:56:22AM -0700, Daniel Burrows <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> > No, it'll spew large amounts of debugging information to your
> > terminal which you can then paste into a mail to me. :-)
> Aha. The aptitude resolver isn't touching those packages at all, but
> think maybe I see what *is* happening. The code that I wrote to use the
> apt resolver as a fallback option is accidentally resetting every hold
> state in the database. Does this patch help?
Sorry Daniel, but this is way out of my depth. I'm happy to learn, but
I really do not know what to do with your patch file.
So long as I am careful when I (rarely) attempt to upgrade more than once
every few days then it should not be a problem.
Bob Cox. Stoke Gifford, near Bristol, UK.
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