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Bug#231470: apt: Apt helper needed to debug package dependency breakage

reassign 231470 debian-goodies

On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 02:17:08PM -0600, Bill Gribble wrote:
> Package: apt
> Version: 0.6.18
> Severity: wishlist
> Tags: patch
> I have frequently been in a situation where a program I use suddenly
> breaks after an apt-get upgrade, but I'm not sure why.  Was it a new
> version of the package?  Perhaps I don't recall what version I was
> using before the breakage, or when I might have upgraded.  Was it some
> package that the program I'm using depends on?  Maybe, but I'm not
> really sure of EVERYTHING the package in question (recursively)
> depends on or when I upgraded.

Thanks, this seems useful.  I don't think that it belongs with apt, though,
but rather in a package like debian-goodies, so I've reassigned the report
to that package.

If you can think of a less generic name for it, I think it could be included
in /usr/bin in debian-goodies.

 - mdz

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