[Aptitude-devel] Bug#663134: Bug#663134: aptitude: safe-upgrade fails on libgcc1 version skew

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 03:16:45 UTC 2012

On 9 March 2012 03:09, Sven Joachim <svenjoac at gmx.de> wrote:
> Package: aptitude
> Version: 0.6.5-1
> User: multiarch-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org
> Usertags: multiarch
> A few days ago there was a situation where libgcc1:amd64 was at a newer
> version than libgcc1:i386, and aptitude was unable to perform a
> safe-upgrade for this case (the correct solution is not to do anything,
> which "apt-get upgrade" indeed does).

You are correct, those packages should not be considered upgradable.

Thanks for pointing this out.  Fixing these multi-arch issues is of
top priority.  Consider this one under investigation.

> I have refrained from running "aptitude update" since then to be able to
> reproduce the problem and file this bug report.

You can record the state using aptitude-create-state-bundle.  That
will contain enough info to reproduce it at a later date.


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