[Aptitude-devel] aptitude 0.5.9rc2 released

Daniel Burrows dburrows at debian.org
Sat Sep 12 16:38:48 UTC 2009

On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 09:25:41AM +0200, Sven Joachim <svenjoac at gmx.de> was heard to say:
> On 2009-09-10 18:20 +0200, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> >   Just a heads-up that I've started uploading release candidates for
> > 0.6.  rc1 fixes a bunch of bugs aptitude and introduces a cache for
> > changelogs (later to be used for screenshots and so on).  It also
> > makes name-based searching the default again; the Xapian search was
> > wildly unpopular with users.
> Thank you very much!  This change and the list of fixed bugs convinced
> me to give this version a try, will report any problems I find.

  One thing I've noticed so far is that there seems to be some
flakiness in the dependency solver, particularly that it seems to miss
solutions that require removing packages (but only sometimes).  I
haven't had a chance to track this down yet.


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