Re: "apt-get source snappy" pulls Extra-Source-Only 1.1.4-1 in Debian-Stretch?
- Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:49:30 +0100
- From: Andreas Metzler <ametzler@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: "apt-get source snappy" pulls Extra-Source-Only 1.1.4-1 in Debian-Stretch?
In gmane.linux.debian.devel.general Philipp Hahn <hahn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello APT developers,
> today I encountered the strange situation, that Debian-Stretch
> officially has 1.1.3-3, but if I do a "apt-get source snappy" I get 1.1.4-1:
> So how can I tell "apt-get source" to pull the "right" version, e.g. the
> version "libsnappy1v5" was built from?
>> $ LANG=C apt-cache policy libsnappy1v5
>> Installed: 1.1.3-3
>> Candidate: 1.1.3-3
>> Version table:
>> *** 1.1.3-3 500
>> 500 http://deb.debian.org/debian stretch/main amd64 Packages
>> 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
> This looks like a bug in APT and did I miss something?
apt-get source does not care which version is installed.
| APT will examine
| the available packages to decide which source package to fetch. It
| will then find and download into the current directory the newest
| available version of that source package ...
-t stretch or libsnappy1v5=1.1.3-3 will probably work.
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