[Aptitude-devel] Bug#686646: aptitude: Invisible hierachy or improperly ordered package sets in categorical browser
mandyke at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 12:04:56 BST 2012
On 4 September 2012 17:56, Axel Beckert <abe at debian.org> wrote:
> I suspect
> these are packages which just belong to a higher category without
> belonging to any of their subcategories.
Looking in /usr/share/aptitude/function_pkgs I can see that this is
true. Probably not the best way to display these packages but I
suspect it has been this way for a long time.
> I though wonder, why they don't
> always show up behind the last subcategory, but sometimes also behind
> some intermediate subcategory.
I scanned through a few but did not find any like that. Can you point out some?
Given that debtags browser is available and includes more up-to-date
information I think this categorical browser can be deprecated, to be
removed later. There may be some admins with custom hierarchies,
though I believe debtags will support that also.
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