[Aptitude-devel] Bug#692017: Bug#692017: aptitude: package "hold" consistency between apt - aptitude - dpkg - synaptic

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Thu Nov 1 10:59:37 UTC 2012

Control: forcemerge 137771 -1

Hi Muhammad,

thanks for the report.

Muhammad Safri Dzalfaiz wrote:
> I just tried to hold a specific package (gdebi) in aptitude and it
> really is not held while using apt-get upgrade. If hold in aptitude,
> apt-get ignores it, dpkg too. If hold by dpkg, apt-get accept it,
> but aptitude doesnt. it is a real pain though trying to keep old
> versions of something.

Nevertheless, this is known issue and already has been reported, but
is not as trivial to fix as it seems. I'm merging your bug report into
the already existing buig report(s). You will be notified as soon as a
fix is uploaded to Debian.

		Regards, Axel
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