Bug#452377: A package marked for reinstall, if conflicting, is removed *without warning*
reassign 452377 synaptic
On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 11:53:02AM +0000, David <email@example.com> was heard to say:
> Package: apt
> Version: 0.7.9
> Severity: grave
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> Today, in sid, I marked for upgrade xserver-xorg-core (2:1.4-3) to 2:
> 1.4.1~git20071119-1. Synaptic asked to remove xserver-xorg-input-all (1:
> 7.3+6) and xserver-xorg-input-wacom (0.7.7.11-1). Before committing changes,
> I marked the two last for reinstall (yes, this is a dirty trick, but
> sometimes works in sid).
This sounds like a bug in synaptic, not apt.