Re: Why was this package removed but apt?
- Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:32:12 -0600
- From: David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Why was this package removed but apt?
On Fri 12 Jan 2018 at 10:04:52 (+0100), Jonathan Sélea wrote:
> It seems like
> Unattended-Upgrade::Remove-Unused-Dependencies "false";
> Is not "false" by default but indeed true in unattended-upgrades on
> Debian 9 (stretch)
> Am I wrong about that?
* `Unattended-Upgrade::Remove-Unused-Dependencies` - boolean (default:False)
Remove all unused dependencies after the upgrade finished.
* `Unattended-Upgrade::Remove-New-Unused-Dependencies` - boolean (default:True)
Remove any new unused dependencies after the upgrade finished.
Perhaps the latter occurred.
> On 01/11/18 16:27, Jonathan Sélea wrote:
> >Well, it was removed by unattended-upgrades according to term.log
> >and apt.log :)
> >/ Jonathan
> >On 01/11/2018 03:35 PM, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> >>>It was installed manually by me:
> >>>apt install php7.1-mbstring
> >>>So I "explicitly asked" apt to install that package actually.
> >>So now the question is why/how did this package end up marked
> >>"automatically installed" (or if it wasn't, why did unattended-upgrades
> >>remove it even tho it wasn't marked as automatically-installed; tho this
> >>would most likely be a bug in unattended-upgrades and I think such a bug
> >>is rather unlikely at this stage).