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Bug#170522: dist-upgrade fetches new dependencies of held packages

Package: apt
Version: 0.5.4
Severity: normal


valhalla:root/# apt-get -u dist-upgrade
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Calculating Upgrade... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libacl1 libattr1 
The following packages have been kept back
  samba samba-common smbclient smbfs swat 
0 packages upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 5  not upgraded.
Need to get 0B/16.4kB of archives. After unpacking 77.8kB will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] n

samba is held; the current version does not depend on libacl1 or libattr1,
only the new one does. apt shouldn't install these two packages because the
new version of samba that depends on them isn't going to be installed.

Best regards,


-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux chardonnay 2.4.18-ak1.2.1-chardonnay #1 Thu Apr 11 15:48:31 CEST 2002 i686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=hu_HU

Versions of packages apt depends on:
ii  libc6                        2.3.1-5     GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2       1:2.95.4-15 The GNU stdc++ library

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