[Aptitude-devel] Bug#814037: aptitude: Aptitude::Pkg-Display-Limit is ignored if Aptitude::UI::Flat-View-As-First-View is set to true

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Sun Feb 14 15:16:36 UTC 2016


Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
> >if I call either 'aptitude -o "Aptitude::Pkg-Display-Limit=~i" -o
> >"Aptitude::UI::Flat-View-As-First-View=true"' or 'aptitude -o
> >"Aptitude::UI::Flat-View-As-First-View=true" -o
> >"Aptitude::Pkg-Display-Limit=~i"' (i.e. order is not relevant), the
> >value of Aptitude::Pkg-Display-Limit is ignored and set to "!~v" which
> >is the default for flat views.
> >
> >IMHO that default should be overridable on the command line.
> Just a note (for explanation, and future fixes) to say that maybe this
> is related or side effect of the more general problem of -o in the
> command line not always working -- but not merging since I am not sure.

Indeed. I thought of that bug report, too, when writing this one, but
I wasn't sure if it's related either.

		Regards, Axel
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