Not looking back.
Crashes and serious errors:
should work now. (Closes: bug #477165)
Fixed viewing changelogs at the command-line, which was almost totally broken in recent releases. (Closes: bug #481458)
Fix getting the changelogs of bin-nmued packages from the curses interface. (Closes: bug #333468) For some reason when this was fixed for the command-line mode, the equivalent change didn't make it into the curses codebase.
Don't die with an assertion error when
--show-whyis used in the presence of impure virtual packages.
Cosmetic and UI bugs:
Always be at least as quiet as the user requested; when aptitude automatically enabled quietness if its output wasn't a TTY, it could actually become less quiet than otherwise! (Closes: bug #476749)
If the user asks for the justification of a manually installed package, try to find a nontrivial answer (some other package that requires it) instead of just telling them that it's already installed. (Closes: bug #477038)
Remove an incorrect hyphen in the output of
--help. (Closes: bug #476835)
When the resolver is run several times in a row without user interaction (for instance, in
), only print
When listing the complete chains of dependencies that are holding a package on the system, show
A <-P B
. (i.e., add a space after
Build system fixes:
VPATH should be supported better in
Most files will generate Doxygen output now (they were missing
Clarify how aptitude's search language behaves in some syntactic corner cases, like
is part of the string parameter to the first matcher, not the start of a new match term
Change the documentation of
: it shows why packages should be installed, not why they can be installed, and be clearer about what happens when
is called with a single argument.
Fix the manpage to talk about
Install-Recommends. (Closes: bug #480533)