[Aptitude-devel] Bug#822528: aptitude: package gcc-6 installed from experimental not visible in aptitude

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 18:05:16 UTC 2016

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2016-04-25 07:05 Arthur Marsh:
>Package: aptitude
>Version: 0.8-1
>Severity: important
>Dear Maintainer,
>*** Reporter, please consider answering these questions, where appropriate ***
>   * What led up to the situation?
>After upgrading aptitude to 0.8.1 I could no longer find package gcc-6
>in aptitude even though dpkg -l still found it as it was still installed
>on this machine.
>I had upgraded gcc-6 using aptitude 0.7.8, but even after downgrading
>aptitude to 0.7.8 again a search in aptitude for package "gcc-6" failed.

Does it appear:

- with this in the command line: aptitude search '~n^gcc-6$'

- in curses, with '/' plus '^gcc-6$' and "OK"

- in curses, with 'l' plus '^gcc-6$' and "OK"

If it doesn't, please see if "aptitude update" works and gets all files correctly.

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

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