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Re: testing update today hosed aptitude!

On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 3:02 PM, Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2009-05-06 20:44 +0200, Patrick Wiseman wrote:
>> On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 10:56 AM, Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> wrote:
>>> Everyone suffering from this bug should downgrade apt to or,
>>> even better, from stable-security.  Then aptitude,
>>> synaptic and other reverse dependencies of libapt-pkg-libc6.7-6-4.6 can
>>> be reinstalled.
>> Tried that, but after downgrading, 'apt-get install aptitude' returns:
>> # apt-get install aptitude
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree
>> Reading state information... Done
>> You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these:
>> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>>   apt-utils: Depends: libapt-pkg-libc6.9-6-4.6
>>   aptitude: Depends: libept0 (>= 0.5.26) but it is not going to be installed
>> E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or
>> specify a solution).
> Yes, you need to downgrade apt-utils as well.  And libapt-pkg-dev, if it
> is installed.

I guess I should have figured that out!!  Thanks - that worked - I
have aptitude back, and apt and apt-utils are on hold, as you


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