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Re: Bug#167381: apt: DSelect::Clean "auto" -- deletes on hold, installed package's *.deb files.

Jason Gunthorpe writes:
 > On Fri, 1 Nov 2002, Jeff Sheinberg wrote:
 > > Using dselect, apt is removing the *.debs for sendmail version
 > > 8.12.6-6 even though this version is installed and on hold.  The
 > > version 8.12.6-7 is the available version according to the
 > > Packages file.
 > This is the documented and only sensible behavior. hold/etc have no effect
 > on the cache cleanup routine.

The package in question is not only on hold, it is *installed*.

I don't see how you can refer to deleting an installed package's
*.deb file as "sensible behavior".

Jeff Sheinberg

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