[Aptitude-devel] Bug#729527: Bug#729527: aptitude says Error: Timeout was reached

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Tue Nov 26 12:17:16 UTC 2013

On 2013-11-26 13:05:51 +0100, Axel Beckert wrote:
> 20packagekit interacts with DBus, so I can imagine it to cause such an
> error message.

I can't find it in the packagekit. But both


have it.

> Can you check if the following command provokes this error message?
> /usr/bin/gdbus call --system --dest org.freedesktop.PackageKit --object-path /org/freedesktop/PackageKit --timeout 1 --method org.freedesktop.PackageKit.StateHasChanged cache-update

No such errors.

But note that the error is not always reproducible (and I couldn't
reproduce it with "strace -f -o strace.out aptitude update" yet).

> The only one of these which AFAIK downloads stuff from the net is
> 10apt-listbugs.

Does it do that with an update too?

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