[Aptitude-devel] Bug#702565: aptitude-doc-en: Multiple minor issues in the resolver documentation

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Fri Mar 8 12:30:28 UTC 2013

Package: aptitude-doc-en
Severity: minor


while trying to understand more of Aptitude's resolver and how to tweak
it, I noticed the following issues with the documentation, mostly in

* It is not mentioned how multiple Aptitude::ProblemResolver::Hints have
  to be written down. Do I have to delimit them by commata? Or do consecutiveI have
  to state Multiple
  occurrences of this directive?

* It is mentioned under "increase-safety-cost-to number" that "maximum"
  and "minimum" are also valid values for e.g.
  Aptitude::ProblemResolver::Remove-Level. This also seems to work for
  Aptitude::ProblemResolver::Keep-All-Level (at least with "maximum",
  see http://bugs.debian.org/702561).

  But this is neither mentioned in the "Configuration file reference" at
  http://people.debian.org/~abe/aptitude/en/ch02s05s05.html nor in the
  chapter "Costs in the interactive dependency resolver" at
  http://people.debian.org/~abe/aptitude/en/ch02s03s04.html where I
  would expect it.

                Regards, Axel
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