[Aptitude-devel] Bug#638049: aptitude forgets which packages were installed automatically
mandyke at gmail.com
Sun Mar 17 01:10:23 UTC 2013
On 17 March 2013 02:24, Harald Dunkel <harri at afaics.de> wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> I found a procedure to reproduce the problem by installing
> and removing postgresql. Here is the script:
> After running it I've got 2 new libraries that should have been removed
> Aptitude doesn't show the automatic flag for these libs.
Sure, this demonstrates loss or a lack of auto-installed flag. As the
two packages are missing this flag, this does not constitute a
demonstration of the other issue where an unused, auto-installed
package is not removed when it should be.
> Attached you can find the typescript and the output of dpkg -l, but
> the snapshots generated by aptitude-create-state-bundle are way too
> large for EMail and probably for the BTS, too. What would you
> suggest to transfer these snapshots?
State bundles are not informative in this case, and we already have
enough diagnostic material concerning this auto-installed issue.
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