Re: testing update today hosed aptitude!
On 2009-05-06 16:40 +0200, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 10:02:57AM -0400, Patrick Wiseman <email@example.com> was heard to say:
>> I did my daily testing update this morning, and aptitude has
>> disappeared. Attempts to apt-get install aptitude are so far
>> unsuccessful, because of unmet dependencies. Attempts to install
>> those missing dependencies also fail, in particular the following:
>> # apt-get install libapt-pkg-libc6.7-6-4.6
> Which testing mirror are you using? That version of apt should be in
Alas, there has been an upload of apt to testing-security which broke
things, because that version of apt provides libapt-pkg-libc6.9-6-4.6
instead. I've informed the testing security team about the situation,
CC'ing bug #448249 which is responsible for this.
Everyone suffering from this bug should downgrade apt to 0.7.20.2 or,
even better, 0.7.20.2+lenny1 from stable-security. Then aptitude,
synaptic and other reverse dependencies of libapt-pkg-libc6.7-6-4.6 can