[Aptitude-devel] Bug#672340: [PATCH] aptitude: resolver always removes foreign-arch packages

Ralf Jung post at ralfj.de
Tue Aug 7 20:00:35 UTC 2012


I just compiled aptitude with this patch applied, and I can confirm that at 
least in the first and simple case I tested, aptitude behaved as expected. 
Thanks a lot!

Kind regards,

On Saturday 04 August 2012 08:23:24 you wrote:
> Attached patch updates the problem resolver to better handle
> multi-arch situations so that it no longer gets stuck trying to remove
> all foreign-arch packages.
> Affected users and interested persons should perform testing and
> review on this.  The changes are relatively small but there is room
> for regressions in complex dependency situations.
> The patch has been developed and tested with aptitude 0.6.8.
> If this works or does not work for you please comment, particularly if
> you experience regressions.

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