[Aptitude-devel] Bug#963545: aptitude-create-state-bundle can't deal with no $HOME/.aptitude present

積丹尼 Dan Jacobson jidanni at jidanni.org
Tue Jun 23 14:30:08 BST 2020

Package: aptitude-common
Version: 0.8.13-1

# aptitude-create-state-bundle /tmp/z
tar: .//root/.aptitude: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors

Well the man page says $HOME/.aptitude, which looks different than the

But what's the big deal? Why can't the program proceed if it isn't

Aptitude itself can still run, why not aptitude-create-state-bundle?

P.S., why not also grab a apt-config dump too?

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