[Aptitude-devel] Bug#702561: closed by Daniel Hartwig <mandyke at gmail.com> (Re: Bug#702561: aptitude: resolver hints (Aptitude::ProblemResolver::Hints=reject openssh-server :UNINST) being ignored)

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Fri Mar 8 16:25:54 UTC 2013

Hi Daniel,

Debian Bug Tracking System wrote:
> > # aptitude -P -o 'Aptitude::ProblemResolver::Hints=reject openssh-server :UNINST' full-upgrade '~U' openssh-client+ openssh-server:
> The documentation (both _Configuring resolver hints_ and
> _Configuration file reference_) defines this option as a _group_.  It
> is the group members whose values are effective, not the value of the
> group itself.  The correct syntax is:
>  -o 'Aptitude::ProblemResolver::Hints::=reject openssh-server :UNINST'

Ah, thanks! I thought I may have missed something obvious, but I
didn't notice that subtle detail.

Thanks for the help, it indeed works like a charm that way!

Will discuss potential implications of me missing that detail over
there in #702565. ;-)

		Regards, Axel
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