[Aptitude-devel] Bug#820493: aptitude: does not install package from Build-Depends
onlyjob at debian.org
Sat Apr 9 09:47:30 UTC 2016
On Saturday, 9 April 2016 10:23:39 AM AEST Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo
> >I'm pretty sure problem was introduced in 0.7.6-1 or later as everything
> >were working fine in January 2016.
> With thousands of people using pbuilder in unstable continously (I among
> them), if this was a _general_ problem created with 0.7.6-1 (uploaded
> almost 1.5+ months ago) I'm quite sure that we would have more reports
> by now.
Quite likely. :)
However I was sitting on the problem for at least 4...5 weeks (only able to
report now) and I may not be the only one. Though I know precisely one
package exhibiting this problem.
> Since /usr/lib/pbuilder/pbuilder-satisfydepends (pointing to
> pbuilder-satisfydepends-aptitude by default) uses things like:
> -y \
> --without-recommends -o APT::Install-Recommends=false \
> it's more likely that the build-dep installation was suppresed after
> resolving conflicts due to the transition and the implicit "-y", or
> something similar to that effect.
Interesting, thanks. I wonder how can we identify what relationships are
responsible if that's the case...
All the best,
"For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and
-- H. L. Mencken
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