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Re: upgrade to Wheezy fails with aptitude (now with added apt)

On Jo, 05 apr 12, 09:05:53, Scott Ferguson wrote:
> On 05/04/12 04:24, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> > 
> > It would be nice if I could now whether I installed a packages manually 
> > via dpkg -i and m-a a-i, well which uses dpkg, it whether apt-get or 
> > aptitude installed it, i.e. whether I installed the package via a package 
> > manager or a package repository manager.
> I agree, that would be a very useful ability. I've recently had to deal
> with a, um, "differently" designed network where the boxes mixed
> releases and had a lot of self-built packages. Such a capability would
> have saved us considerable time.
> It's possible it can already be done (by someone knowledgeable), but I
> don't see anything in dpkg status or logs that hold that info.
> Perhaps just alias some logging to dpkg?

Why dpkg? Since all packages are installed through dpkg I think a 
possible implementation would mean diff'ing the list of installed 
packages with the list of packages installed via apt-get/aptitude. 

Kind regards,
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