Re: aptitude stuck "resolving dependencies..."
On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 10:04:47AM -0700, Joe Riel wrote:
> This morning I ran
> $ sudo aptitude update
> $ aptitude --simulate safe-upgrade
> Resolving dependencies...
> open: 16431; closed: 11272; defer: 105; conflict: 54
> At this point it kept churning; the number of open dependencies kept
> increasing. Because of this I haven't run a real upgrade.
> How do I determine what is happening and whether a real upgrade
> would run normally?
It should not ... but things happen. That is why we recommend using
apt-get for such upgrade situation. This was discussed and decioded for
release note. Please read Release note and follow. We have reason to
recommend apt-get in such situation unfortunately.
See note under this section too.