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

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Sat Jun 29 08:14:56 UTC 2013

On 29 June 2013 15:14, Harald Dunkel <harri at afaics.de> wrote:
> Package: aptitude
> Version:
> Usually I have both testing and unstable in my sources.list.
> Problem: If I explicitly downgrade a package to testing (e.g.
> cryptsetup), then
>         aptitude search ~U
> or      aptitude search ~ahold
> don't tell later. Removing "testing" from sources.list doesn't
> help.

Please list the steps used to downgrade the package.  Do you use
apt_preferences(5) (“pinning”) or package holds to achieve this?

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