Bug#574072: apt-get upgrade re-upgrades same packages over and over (to same already installed version)
Thanks for trying! :)
2010/3/18 Sten Heinze <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I am unsure by what this is triggered, since I had it twice since starting to
> use my patched apt-version. How can I find the cause? The apt-version in
> experimental does not have the patch  yet, correct?
No, experimental doesn't have the patch (by now), but isn't installable
currently without loosing many reverse dependencies of apt.
I guess i have found the issue,
(silly me to overlook this situation in the first place) :
Best regards / Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
P.S.: Debugging in general can be done with various tools e.g. gdb -
but it depends mostly on the specific issue you want to debug.