[Aptitude-devel] Bug#643335: aptitude silently loses changes when run as non-root

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Sat Apr 14 08:17:39 UTC 2012

On 2012-04-14 12:30:28 +0800, Daniel Hartwig wrote:
> A warning is displayed on the first change with instructions on
> becoming root, though this can be disabled.
> What is the value of 'aptitude::Suppress-Read-Only-Warning' in your
> configuration?
>  $ apt-config -c .aptitude/config dump | grep -i
> aptitude::suppress-read-only-warning

Aptitude::Suppress-Read-Only-Warning "true";

.aptitude/config contains:

aptitude "";
aptitude::Keep-Unused-Pattern "";
aptitude::Delete-Unused-Pattern "";
aptitude::Suppress-Read-Only-Warning "true";

Ditto on another machine. I wonder why it contains this setting.

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