[Aptitude-devel] Bug#720386: aptitude: Upgrade marks newly installed packages as manually installed

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 09:09:45 UTC 2016

2016-04-27 8:37 GMT+01:00 Vincent Lefevre <vincent at vinc17.net>:
> On 2016-04-26 23:47:13 +0100, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
>> Many of these problems were fixed in releases of the 0.7 series; I
>> suppose that this was one of those cases.
> Note that I can at least notice a related issue with aptitude 0.7.2-1
> or later: libgnomevfs2-0 was automatically installed by the installer,
> then I manually installed aptitude 0.7.2-1 (i.e. this was the first
> version installed), and I can notice now that libgnomevfs2-0 is
> marked as manually installed (though I have never forced its manual
> installation). It had only been upgraded by aptitude 0.7.5
> (libgnomevfs2-0:amd64 1:2.24.4-6.1 -> 1:2.24.4-6.1+b1).

That can be caused by many things, internal and external to aptitude,
but in any case it is unrelated to the original bug report (aptitude
not marking deps pulled in as "auto") -- so it's OK for it to remain

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

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