Re: Bug#41839: apt: apt-get reinstalls packages
On 26 Jul 1999, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Jason Gunthorpe) wrote on 25.07.99 in <Pine.LNX.3.96.990725154421.14189P-100000@Wakko.deltatee.com>:
> > On 25 Jul 1999, Kai Henningsen wrote:
> > > > Well, I don't quite follow your bug report here, what exactly is going
> > > > wrong?
> > >
> > > Uh, exactly what it says. Whenever I call apt-get upgrade, it will install
> > > those two debs, even though it just did it the last time. Surely it should
> > > only install them once?!
> > send me the output of apt-cache showpkg <names> and their records from
> > /var/lib/dpkg/status and their records from all files in
> > /var/state/apt/lists
> This should contain all of it:
The problem is that dpkg is lower casing the dependency fields. I have
fixed it in the latest cvs version.