[Aptitude-devel] Bug#704298: dpkg installs package without error, but it then shows up as uninstalled

Nick Black nick.black at sprezzatech.com
Sun Mar 31 19:56:31 UTC 2013

Guillem Jover left as an exercise for the reader:
> From the information you've provided in the bug, I don't see how this
> is a dpkg problem, nor its database (easy to check with something like
> «dpkg-query -f '${Status}\n' -W apt»). This is at most an issue with
> either apt or aptitude (thus the reassignment, and I'll let them
> handle it further).

You're entirely correct, Guillem; I was confused as to how dpkg and apt
interacted. Sorry to have bothered dpkg team!

nick black     http://www.sprezzatech.com -- unix and hpc consulting
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