[Aptitude-devel] Bug#842707: Re: aptitude keep-all hangs forever

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 14:45:07 UTC 2017

Control: tags -1 - moreinfo + pending
Control: severity -1 important


2017-01-07 23:27 Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo:
><note for future investigations>
>I could safely try this today in another machine, and with strace it
>looks like there's an endless loop looking for a apt-xapian file that
>does not exist.

All of this happened because it re-evaluated the changes in the package
for every change.  It was not "hanging", but only processing ~10
packages per second.

I made a change so it only happens once, thus fixing the
issue... hopefully I can include it in the release for stable.

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

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