[Aptitude-devel] Bug#720750: aptitude: search returns different numbers of packages depending on sort order

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 17:25:21 UTC 2014

2014-02-03 Daniel Hartwig <mandyke at gmail.com>:
> On 3 February 2014 23:58, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo
> <manuel.montezelo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2014-02-03 Daniel Hartwig <mandyke at gmail.com>:
>>> Duplicates are not desirable, even if it resolves the issue with
>>> missing packages.  Anyway, lets just have it reverted and fixed on
>>> wip-cmdline (weeks now, see below).
>> It was a joke, that if one puts the terms twice, having duplicated
>> output might be the intended behaviour.
>> I agree that this the current solution is not good in the case of
>> overlaps (or well, trades one bug for one undesired behaviour or bug,
>> depending on the point of view).
> Trading one bug for another obvious bug is unacceptable on master.
> Likewise, with the initial version of "installsizechange" being
> obviously broken in the context of the rest of the module.
> You must be more thorough with your work.  These kinds of "quick fix"
> are unsuitable for applying to the master branch.
>> So I will fix this within a couple of days, no problem.
> In the future, please submit your work as patches or prepare changes
> on a separate branch for review.

NACK.  And I already fixed bugs introduced by yourself in the last
releases and present for many months, so please don't be so cocky.

I was joking anyway, and the previous bug was present for 4 years, so
living a few days in master is not the end of the world.

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <manuel.montezelo at gmail.com>

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