[Aptitude-devel] Bug#815551: aptitude: safe-upgrade removes manually installed package if dependency is on hold

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 23:52:57 GMT 2016

2016-02-23 17:20 Sven Joachim:
>On 2016-02-22 23:27 +0000, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
>> Have you used 0.7.5 until now and this only happens after upgrading
>> aptitude to .6?
>> Did something else happen since the last time that you
>> ran safe-upgrade, e.g. upgrade of apt?
>No, the last upgrade of the apt packages was on 2016-02-10, twelve days
>before the aptitude upgrade.
>> Also, if you hold and then unhold wine and iceweasel-l10n-de, it keeps
>> trying to remove them as unused, or did it only happen the first time
>> (before marking them as hold)?
>It keeps trying to remove them.

I tried to reproduce it with my versions installed (44) and no luck.

A shot in the dark, did you or do you have any of the rev-deps

	iceweasel-l10n-all, parl-desktop-eu, education-desktop-other,

Strange question, but I was wondering if it's a bug coming from the
other way around, a rev-dep of those considering it automatically
installed when they aren't.

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

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