[Aptitude-devel] Bug#762932: aptitude: in an upgrade with 'U', aptitude chose to downgrade a package

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Fri Sep 26 12:47:28 UTC 2014

On 2014-09-26 14:29:04 +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> In my latest upgrade with 'U' from the curses interface, aptitude
> chose to downgrade gir1.2-evince-3.0 from 3.12.2-1 to 3.4.0-3.1.
> Downgrading should never be the default choice.

Re-upgraded this package didn't lead to any problem or any other
installation. So, this downgrade was actually useless!

BTW, 3 other packages (gnome-system-monitor, libgtkmm-3.0-1 and
libgtkmm-3.0-dbg) were also downgraded, and similarly, I could
upgrade them again.

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