[Aptitude-devel] Bug#773023: say how to just remove the forbidden notation but not install the package

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 01:49:05 UTC 2015

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Hi Dan,

2014-12-13 10:19 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson:
>Package: aptitude
>Version: 0.6.11-1+b1
>Severity: wishlist
>File: /usr/share/man/man8/aptitude-curses.8.gz
>           This command is useful for avoiding broken versions of packages
>           without having to set and clear manual holds. If you decide you
>           really want the forbidden version after all, "aptitude install
>           <package>" will remove the ban.
>say what to do if one just wants to remove the forbidden version that is
>shown in aptitude -v show package, but not install the package.
>Perhaps just say no when asked to confirm installation, if that is in
>fact how to do it.

Yes, that's the only way to do it at the moment.

Merging with another duplicate bug report of yours.

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

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