[Aptitude-devel] Bug#476596: aptitude: reason not displayed for package removed because of recommends->suggests dep. downgrade

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Sat Feb 27 15:07:17 GMT 2016

Control: tags -1 - moreinfo + pending


2015-12-02 23:47 To Yann Dirson:
>Control: tags -1 + moreinfo
>Hi Yann,
>2008-04-17 21:05 Yann Dirson:
>>Package: aptitude
>>Severity: normal
>>asciidoc lowered its Recommends: fop to a Suggests when upgrading from
>>8.2.5-1 to -1.1.  Since asciidoc appears to be the only package
>>holding fop on my system, it correctly gets selected for removal.  But
>>aptitude does display any reason at all for the removal.
>>See dirson at people:aptitude-fop.bundle
>I cannot see that file.
>Can you still reproduce the problem and explain more clearly the
>commands to reproduce it (I don't know if it happens in curses, command
>line, etc)?

I think that I fixed this problem, it was not taking Suggests into
account when showing explanations, and also not Recommended when
APT::Install-Recommends was disabled.

Fixed and marking as +pending.

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

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