[Aptitude-devel] Bug#867006: Patch fixing 'Assertion "resman->resolver_exists()" failed.'

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Sun Sep 20 00:56:52 BST 2020

Dear Ahzo,

Ahzo wrote:
> the failure can be reliably reproduced with both the CLI (fatal
> exception) and the TUI (assertion failure) in a minimal chroot

Thanks for that! This makes it way easier to analyse this. Worked

> Attached is a patch which fixes the problem by removing two checks
> for !TargetVer() in the resolver code responsible for examining
> Provides.

Thanks even more for that! :-)

Will test this and then likely apply both patches and do an update of
aptitude. (Either an upstream release or an intermediate Debian upload
with patches. Not sure yet.)

		Regards, Axel
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