[Aptitude-devel] Bug#793042: aptitude: Preview doesn't separate pkg to be upgraded and auto upgraded

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 21:37:36 UTC 2015

Control: severity -1 wishlist

Hi Marcelo,

2015-07-20 20:21 Marcelo Juchem:
>Package: aptitude
>Version: 0.6.11-1+b1
>Severity: normal
>The preview window (pressing g once)  displays groups for packages to be
>installed, removed and held back, for instance. It also displays separate
>groups for packages to be automatically installed, removed and held back.
>For packages to be upgraded, though, both manually and automatically
>selected packages are grouped together. They should be displayed separately
>for easier inspection and conformance to the other action types.
>Aptitude should display two groups for packages to be upgraded: one for
>manually and one for automatically selected packages.

Unfortunately, the reasons for this are buried deep in the aptitude
internals, and changing is not straightforward, so I am afraid that it
will not be implemented for the time being.

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

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