[Aptitude-devel] Bug#701946: aptitude: Internal error: no filename for <package>:amd64 after a failed install

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Sat Mar 2 07:41:19 UTC 2013

On 2 March 2013 09:57, Daniel Dickinson <cshore at neomailbox.net> wrote:
> This happens with any of the packages I have tried to reinstall. For
> example, if ccrypt is already installed, the emacs23 amd64 23.4+1-4 will
> fail to install.  If you subsequently attempt a reinstall you will see
> "E:  Internal error, No file name for emacs23:amd64".

Is the issue with install, or reinstall?

Given that emacs23 will not “reinstall”, what is the output of:

$ apt-cache policy emacs23:amd64

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