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Re: Bug#537333: aptitude: Option -q doesn't turn off progress indicator

unblock 537333 by 539617
severity 537333 normal
reassign 537333 apt

On 2009-08-05 09:35 +0200, Vladimir Stavrinov wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 05, 2009 at 08:58:18AM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
>> These messages are actually coming from dpkg (the progress indicator was
>> added in dpkg 1.15.0), and there is currently no way to suppress them if
>> standard output is a terminal.  There is a wishlist bug (#539617)
>   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> It is invoked by cron and output to log file. There are no terminal.

Now that you mention it, you're right.  The progress indicator is not
shown when installing with dpkg directly, but it does appear when using
either aptitude or apt-get.  I suspect this is an apt problem.


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