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Re: apt stuck at "Reading database"

Quoting Chris Bannister (cbannister@slingshot.co.nz):

> That's obviously a problem with aptitude, I don't use it as I find
> apt-get and apt-cache do everything I need. I started using apt, but
> there is no completion, I filed a bug, but haven't heard anything since.

Teemu Ikonen appears to have submitted a patch in January.
I don't know whether it fixes things: I've never looked into
how completion works. When it doesn't work, I just use dirty
tricks to get round the problem.


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