[Aptitude-devel] Bug#720074: Bug#720074: Bug#647474: aptitude: When piping, stdout doesn't include "RECOMMENDED but will not be installed"

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Mon Mar 3 00:44:13 UTC 2014

On 3 March 2014 00:38, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo
<manuel.montezelo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Control: tags 647474 + pending
> Control: owner 647474 !
> 2014-02-09 10:43 GMT+00:00 Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo
> <manuel.montezelo at gmail.com>:
>> But as I also said, I think that the way in which Daniel Burrows
>> solved this at the time is the wrong way and that should have accepted
>> the "(verbose > 0)" from Ubuntu.  I don't understand why he didn't,
>> but I think that that's what we should do.
>> [...]
>> I still would like to solve this for the next release, better
>> with the "(verbose >= 0)" than with the patch above.  This is an
>> unintrusive change that should not get in the way of wip-cmdline.
> Fix commited, with the verbose flag:
> http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=aptitude/aptitude.git;a=commitdiff;h=39803644412f7c99093744a2735f9acc495a583f

Apparently you never figured out that the reason to show
recommends-not-installed without --verbose is to alert the user to the
"unusual situation" of their absence.

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