[Aptitude-devel] Bug#575999: aptitude: pinning and -t behaves differently than apt-get
mandyke at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 02:47:10 UTC 2012
Marc Haber <mh+debian-bugs at zugschlus.de> wrote:
> I am trying to get the new kde 4.4.2 installed with aptitude, and am
> noticing that aptitude behaves differently than apt-get when it comes
> to selecting packages.
> $ apt-cache policy konsole
> Installed: 4:4.3.4-1
> Candidate: 4:4.4.2-0rc1
> Version table:
> 4:4.4.2-0rc1 0
> 501 http://qt-kde.debian.net experimental-snapshots/main Packages
> *** 4:4.3.4-1 0
> 500 http://ftp2.de.debian.org sid/main Packages
> -10 http://ftp2.de.debian.org squeeze/main Packages
> 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
> [… apt-get installs 4.4; aptitude installs 4.3]
This appears to be fixed now. I guess when #557580 (ignores
preferences.d/*) was fixed in 0.6.3-3.2.
Can you confirm that the problem is resolved, also whether the pinning
for experimental on that machine was under preferences.d?
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