On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 16:40 +0100, dirkydirk wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-02-28 at 15:17 +0000, Wolodja Wentland wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 15:37 +0100, dirkydirk wrote:
> > Which version of libc-bin do you have installed (dpkg -l libc-bin). If you
> > have 2.11.2-12 you might have run into
> >  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=%23615806#10
> That's it! Pulled version 2.11.2-13 of the libc-involved libraries, run
> dpkg-reconfigure linux-image-2.6.37-1-amd64 to generate a new ramdisc
> and it works!
> P.S. Heard about apt-listbugs the 1st time, installed it but it seems to
> have an issue itself:
> apt-listbugs apt
> E: apt Pre-Install-Pkgs is not giving me expected 'VERSION 2' string.
I have never attempted to run apt-listbugs manually. It is typically
automatically invoked during the install/upgrade process and queried for
applicable bugs for the packages you are about to install/upgrade.
If there are indeed serious or grave bugs that apply to one of these packags,
you can choose to abort the installation altogether or pin selected packages
to the version you have installed.
While we are at it, another useful tool that is comparable to apt-listbugs is
apt-listchanges, which will bring important changes to your attention.
A quick look at the manpage reveals that you have to specify one of the
supported commands. Let's try "list":
$ apt-listbugs list apt/0.8.11.5
serious bugs of apt (0.8.11.5 -> 0.8.11.5) <unfixed>
#558784 - apt: re-adds removed keys
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