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Re: apt{-cache,-get,itude} show wrong version of package after update




On Fri 06 Apr 2018 at 08:54:56 (+0000), Curt wrote:
> On 2018-04-06, David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> 
> >> Certainly I have no proof except my experience
> >
> > Correct me if I'm wrong but I don't think you've shared any.
> 
> I've found something ambivalently concrete.
> 
>  Note
>  Since apt / apt-get and aptitude share auto-installed package status
>  (see Section 2.5.5, “The package state for APT”) after lenny, you can
>  mix these tools without major troubles (see Bug #594490).
> 
> https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-reference/ch02.en.html#_basic_package_management_operations
> 
> Not *that* reassuring. Who wants *minor* troubles, anyway? I look at them
> binarily; you can't be a little bit pregnant.

And what symptoms of mixing and matching are shown here (in view of
the continuing lack of recounted experiences)?

Cheers,
David.