[Aptitude-devel] Bug#820493: aptitude: does not install package from Build-Depends

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Sat Apr 9 09:51:51 UTC 2016

2016-04-09 10:23 Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo:
>2016-04-09 09:53 Dmitry Smirnov:
>>On Saturday, 9 April 2016 9:44:23 AM AEST Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo
>>>Please provide more information, like an error or the messages that it
>>There is no error message. I already provided everything I know about this
>>problem so I have nothing to add... Dependency is just not installed silently
>>so later package FTBFS when required package from Build-Depends can not be
>>found. I had to use alternative "pbuilder-satisfydepends-classic" as
>>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.
>It's more likely that this is because:
> (PTS for civicrm)
> This package is part of the ongoing testing transition known as
> php7.0. Please avoid uploads unrelated to this transition, they would
> likely delay it and require supplementary work from the release
> managers. On the other hand, if your package has problems preventing
> it to migrate to testing, please fix them as soon as possible. You can
> probably find supplementary information in the debian-release archives
> or in the corresponding release.debian.org bug.
>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.

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