[Aptitude-devel] Bug#536869: aptitude: confused by versioned conflicts

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 20:00:35 UTC 2015

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Hi Michal,

2009-07-14 11:21 Michal Suchanek:
>Package: aptitude
>Severity: normal
>This is easily reproduced by installing the unstable X server core
>package and then marking a video driver for install.
>Aptitude marks the stable version of the driver for installation but
>that breaks the X server because it conflicts with all old drivers.
>Aptitude then goes ahead and fixes the situation by marking the unstable
>version for installation instead. However the X server is still marked
>as broken.
>Quitting aptitude and starting it again allows instaling the driver.

This you observe these problems after the version that you mention?

The resolver was heavily changed in the versions after the one that you
are using, or maybe it was a bug that was fixed while the associated
reports remained open.

I am not sure if we can do much to investigate this bug report by now.

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

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