[Aptitude-devel] Bug#794426: aptitude: Fails to update sources

Javier Barroso javibarroso at gmail.com
Sun Aug 2 22:03:11 UTC 2015

Package: aptitude
Version: 0.6.11-1+b1
Severity: minor

Dear Maintainer,

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   * What led up to the situation?
$ grep -v "^#\|^$" /etc/apt/sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/*
/etc/apt/sources.list:deb http://ftp.fi.debian.org/debian/ sid main
non-free contrib
/etc/apt/sources.list:deb http://ftp.fi.debian.org/debian/ experimental
main non-free contrib
/etc/apt/sources.list:deb-src http://ftp.fi.debian.org/debian/ sid main
non-free contrib
/etc/apt/sources.list:deb-src http://ftp.fi.debian.org/debian/
experimental main non-free contrib
http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
http://dl.google.com/linux/talkplugin/deb/ stable main
http://repos.fds-team.de/stable/debian/ sid main

$ LANG=C sudo apt update
Des:8 http://ftp.fi.debian.org sid/main Sources 2015-08-02-2047.38.pdiff
[19,5 kB]
$ apt # or apt-get update finish ok, aptitude update does not finish

$ LANG=C sudo aptitude update
Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease
Ign http://dl.google.com stable InRelease
Hit http://repos.fds-team.de sid InRelease
Hit http://ftp.fi.debian.org sid InRelease
Hit http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg
Hit http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg
Hit http://dl.google.com stable Release
Hit http://dl.google.com stable Release
Hit http://ftp.fi.debian.org experimental InRelease
Hit http://repos.fds-team.de sid/main amd64 Packages
Get: 1 http://ftp.fi.debian.org sid/main Sources/DiffIndex [7876 B]
Hit http://repos.fds-team.de sid/main i386 Packages
Get: 2 http://ftp.fi.debian.org sid/non-free Sources/DiffIndex [7819
Hit http://dl.google.com stable/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://ftp.fi.debian.org sid/contrib Sources/DiffIndex
Fetched 15.7 kB in 1s (11.7 kB/s)
E: Could not open file
- open (2: No such file or directory)

javi at Doraemon:~$ ls -l \
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7819 jul 29 22:52

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
I suppose I can remove next line on sources.list:
/etc/apt/sources.list:deb-src http://ftp.fi.debian.org/debian/ sid main
   * What outcome did you expect instead?
It should work, like on apt, apt-get or cupt


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-- Package-specific info:
Terminal: xterm-256color
$DISPLAY is set.
which aptitude: /usr/bin/aptitude

aptitude version information:
aptitude 0.6.11 compiled at Nov  8 2014 13:34:39
Compiler: g++ 4.9.1
Compiled against:
  apt version 4.12.0
  NCurses version 5.9
  libsigc++ version: 2.4.0
  Gtk+ support disabled.
  Qt support disabled.

Current library versions:
  NCurses version: ncurses 5.9.20150516
  cwidget version: 0.5.17
  Apt version: 4.12.0

aptitude linkage:
    linux-vdso.so.1 (0x00007ffddd5cc000)
    libapt-pkg.so.4.12 => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libapt-pkg.so.4.12
    libncursesw.so.5 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libncursesw.so.5
    libtinfo.so.5 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libtinfo.so.5 (0x00007fa5084aa000)
    libsigc-2.0.so.0 => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libsigc-2.0.so.0
    libcwidget.so.3 => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcwidget.so.3
    libsqlite3.so.0 => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libsqlite3.so.0
    libboost_iostreams.so.1.55.0 =>
    libxapian.so.22 => /usr/lib/libxapian.so.22 (0x00007fa507699000)
    libpthread.so.0 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpthread.so.0
    libstdc++.so.6 => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libstdc++.so.6
    libm.so.6 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6 (0x00007fa506e00000)
    libgcc_s.so.1 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgcc_s.so.1 (0x00007fa506bea000)
    libc.so.6 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6 (0x00007fa506841000)
    libutil.so.1 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libutil.so.1 (0x00007fa50663e000)
    libdl.so.2 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libdl.so.2 (0x00007fa50643a000)
    libz.so.1 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libz.so.1 (0x00007fa50621f000)
    libbz2.so.1.0 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libbz2.so.1.0 (0x00007fa50600f000)
    liblzma.so.5 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/liblzma.so.5 (0x00007fa505dec000)
    librt.so.1 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/librt.so.1 (0x00007fa505be4000)
    libuuid.so.1 => /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libuuid.so.1 (0x00007fa5059df000)
    /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 (0x00007fa5092cc000)

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.0.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=es_ES.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=es_ES.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages aptitude depends on:
ii  aptitude-common           0.6.11-1
ii  libapt-pkg4.12  
ii  libboost-iostreams1.55.0  1.55.0+dfsg-4
ii  libc6                     2.19-19
ii  libcwidget3               0.5.17-3
ii  libgcc1                   1:5.2.1-14
ii  libncursesw5              5.9+20150516-2
ii  libsigc++-2.0-0c2a        2.4.1-1
ii  libsqlite3-0    
ii  libstdc++6                5.2.1-14
ii  libtinfo5                 5.9+20150516-2
ii  libxapian22               1.2.21-1

Versions of packages aptitude recommends:
pn  aptitude-doc-en | aptitude-doc  <none>
ii  libparse-debianchangelog-perl   1.2.0-5
ii  sensible-utils                  0.0.9

Versions of packages aptitude suggests:
ii  apt-xapian-index  0.47
ii  debtags           1.12.3
ii  tasksel           3.33

-- no debconf information

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