[Aptitude-devel] Bug#841347: Bug#841347: packages are not marked as auto "i A" in aptitude

Michael Biebl biebl at debian.org
Thu Oct 20 00:14:06 UTC 2016

Am 20.10.2016 um 02:12 schrieb Michael Biebl:
> Am 20.10.2016 um 01:42 schrieb Axel Beckert:
>> Hi,
>> Michael Biebl wrote:
>>> Afaics, once /var/lib/aptitude/pkgstates exists, which it will after any
>>> non-trivial use of aptitude, the sync between apt and aptitude is
>>> completely broken.
>> I somehow doubt that. As I see it, this either this broke only very
>> recently (after the 0.8.3 upload) or it's only happening under some
>> circumstances.
> Just curious, can you reproduce the issue with the steps I outlined?
> From what I can see, once /var/lib/aptitude/pkgstates exists, there is a
> complete disconnect between the autobit state of aptitude and apt.
> The first time /var/lib/aptitude/pkgstates is created, it inherits the
> autobit state from the apt db, but after that, any changes apt makes are
> no longer applied to aptitude.
> Is this not happening for you?

In any case: thanks for your quick replies!

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