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Re: Problems with apt..

On Mon, 8 Mar 1999, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:

> On Sun, 7 Mar 1999, Jules Bean wrote:
> > Could you investigate this, please?
> Well I can't duplicate it and this is horribly un-specific. Next time
> something like this seems to happen run
> apt-cache showpkg <foo>
> Where foo is the package you think is having issues, then go look in
> /var/state/apt/lists/www*jules*Packages and clip out the relevent entry.

Right.  I'll do that.

> Oh, there was a bug at one point in the apt->dselect interface where it
> would select the wrong version. It is fixed in CVS apt and some of the
> 0.3.0's that are floating around. There should be an 0.3.1 release soon..

That sounds like the bug, to me.

Anyway, I'll get back to you with the above info once I get another case..


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