[Aptitude-devel] Bug#587404: aptitude: keeps running forever on nonassisted script
mandyke at gmail.com
Thu May 3 06:44:27 UTC 2012
Daniel Franganillo <dfranganillo at gmail.com> wrote:
> at work we have quite a few debian stable servers updated daily with
> this script via cron jobs:
> The line:
> yes Y | aptitude -d safe-upgrade >& /dev/null
> sometimes keeps running forever, so we have to kill the process, and
> other times ends as expected.
> The packages are being downloaded right so we dont know whats exactly doing.
This looks like a lot like #629266, -d has infinite loop after
downloads. There is a patch available which should fix your case
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