[Aptitude-devel] Bug#822272: aptitude: No more forgets reinstallation instruction after reinstallation has happened
abe at debian.org
Mon Apr 25 11:22:58 UTC 2016
Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
> >If I select a package for reinstallation by pressing "L" in the TUI and
> >then press 2x "g", the package will be reinstalled.
> >Afterwards at "Press Return to continue, 'q' followed by Return to
> >quit." I press <Enter> (not Ctrl-C) and it still lists that package for
> Hmmm, I cannot reproduce it
Meh. Ok, I'll dig up some more details which could be related:
* The packages in question are aptitude, aptitude-common,
aptitude-dbgsym and aptitude-doc-en 0.8-1. I wanted to reinstall
them because I had initially installed a self-built copy of it.
Haven't tested other packages yet, but will.
* Recommends disabled
* Minibuffer prompt enabled
> (this is becoming a trend...
> but I am not doing it on purpose, I promise!).
I know. :-)
> I am pretty sure that I tested that this would not happen when
> implementing the feature, because it was the problem that prevented it
> from being implemented before,
Hrm, maybe it's related to respectively only happens due to the new
"aptitude can't uninstall aptitude" feature?
> and also the reason why "q+Enter" needs to do some processing rather
> than exiting more quickly -- to detect upgrades and reinstalls and
> other changes in states, and save it to not repeat them in later
I wonder why this needs to be done _after_ pressing Enter. Is this
because it needs to go back into fullscreen curses mode to do that?
> Does it happen with any package that you try?
Will check later on the same machine where this happened. And also
cross-check on a different machine.
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