[Aptitude-devel] Bug#714429: search for explicitly downgraded packages

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 11:06:23 UTC 2013

On 3 July 2013 15:54, Harald Dunkel <harald.dunkel at aixigo.de> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> please note that I don't want to loose the information which
> packages have been downgraded on purpose. I just want to _list_
> these packages.
> Maybe a new search option could help?

This is almost equivalent to installing an older version and holding
it to avoid future upgrades.  You should then search for upgradable,
held packages: ‘~U~ahold’ (which will not work until such packages are
listed as upgradable).


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