[Aptitude-devel] keep virtual package installed

jidanni at jidanni.org jidanni at jidanni.org
Sun Aug 24 16:20:33 UTC 2008

Gentlemen, must I run a script
  p=linux-doc-2.6; aptitude purge ~o${p}_; aptitude install $p
daily, or is there a smarter way?

I want a workaround for Bugs 347284, 480060

You see linux-doc-2.6 is a virtual package that I want to "mark that I
want installed" if somehow possible, throwing away at the same time
older versions of things providing it that are no longer in the archive.

P.S., I only use the command line and never the curses interface (too
exciting for me.)

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