apt-get/aptitude bustage with gnucash
On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 09:36:15PM -0000, Cameron Hutchison wrote:
> I have just attempted a dist-upgrade with bost apt-get and aptitude,
> and both of them want to remove gnucash from my system (sid). This seems
> to be busted.
> At the moment there is a new gnucash-common (2.2.4-2) but no new gnucash
> package to match.*Normally that's ok and apt will not upgrade
> gnucash-common, but for some reason, this time it wants to upgrade
> gnucash-common and remove gnucash to resolve the conflict.
> gnucash-common 2.4.4-2 has the following deps:
> Replaces: gnucash (<< 1.8.8-5)
> Recommends: gnucash (>= 2.2.4-2)
> Conflicts: gnucash (<< 2.2.4-2)
> So, this conflicts with gnucash 2.2.4-1 (currently installed) but does
> not replace it. So why would apt remove gnucash? I thought apt was only
> meant to remove a package itself when another replaces it.
> Is this a bug in apt?
> BTW. I'm not looking for any solutions here - i'll just wait until
> tomorrow or the next day and the problem will go away.
I think so. It looks okay to me here. I get no conflict upgrading
gnucash as of 3:00 pm pacific us time.