[Aptitude-devel] Bug#600600: Processed: close or assign to aptitude

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 10:55:13 BST 2013

On 29 April 2013 17:50, Holger Levsen <holger at layer-acht.org> wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> you did not mail the bug, I guess that was intentional?

Actually, no.  To fast to push send.

> On Montag, 29. April 2013, Daniel Hartwig wrote:
>> Yes, thanks for bumping this across.  I will leave it open for now as
>> the bug is well specified and simple to investigate.
> ok, very fine with me.
>> I prefer a more
>> conservative approach of keeping such reports open rather than closing
>> just because e.g. lenny→squeeze upgrades are too old.
> I understand. I deal a lot with "gatekeeper"-bugs, so my attitude to these
> kinds of bugs has changed, though I do know+appreciate if people take over
> this bugs when they touch "their" areas! :)
>> The general issue has been reported a few times, where upgrading one
>> package from a tight dependency set suggests to remove, rather than
>> upgrade, the set.  It will be nice to handle these sensibly, but it is
>> perhaps something which aptitudes resolver model is not so great at.
>> Anyway, this is a particularly nice test case for the behaviour, and
>> it shall be merged or closed after more examination.
> ok, cool.
> cheers & thanks for maintaining aptitude,
>         Holger

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