Debian Bug report logs - #450798
'aptitude search' lists some packages twicely

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Package: aptitude; Maintainer for aptitude is Aptitude Development Team <>; Source for aptitude is src:aptitude.

Reported by: "Eugene V. Lyubimkin" <>

Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 20:27:01 UTC

Severity: minor

Found in version aptitude/

Fixed in version aptitude/0.4.10-1

Done: Daniel Burrows <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Bug#450798; Package aptitude. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: "Eugene V. Lyubimkin" <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: 'aptitude search' lists some packages twicely
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2007 22:21:11 +0200
Package: aptitude
Severity: minor

For example, query 'aptitude search sun java' produces the output where 
some packages (ex.: sun-java6-jre) listed twicely.
'aptitude show sun-java6-jre' produces only one entry.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.22-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages aptitude depends on:
ii  apt [libapt-pkg-libc6.6-6 0.7.6          Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  libc6                     2.6.1-1        GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libgcc1                   1:4.2.1-4      GCC support library
ii  libncursesw5              5.6+20070908-1 Shared libraries for 
terminal hand
ii  libsigc++-2.0-0c2a        2.0.17-2       type-safe Signal Framework 
for C++
ii  libstdc++6                4.2.1-4        The GNU Standard C++ Library v3

Versions of packages aptitude recommends:
pn  aptitude-doc-en | aptitude-do <none>     (no description available)
pn  libparse-debianchangelog-perl <none>     (no description available)

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From: Daniel Burrows <>
Subject: Bug#450798: fixed in aptitude 0.4.10-1
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2007 21:47:03 +0000
Source: aptitude
Source-Version: 0.4.10-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
aptitude, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/a/aptitude/aptitude-dbg_0.4.10-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/a/aptitude/aptitude-doc-cs_0.4.10-1_all.deb
  to pool/main/a/aptitude/aptitude-doc-en_0.4.10-1_all.deb
  to pool/main/a/aptitude/aptitude-doc-fi_0.4.10-1_all.deb
  to pool/main/a/aptitude/aptitude-doc-fr_0.4.10-1_all.deb
  to pool/main/a/aptitude/aptitude-doc-ja_0.4.10-1_all.deb
  to pool/main/a/aptitude/aptitude_0.4.10-1.diff.gz
  to pool/main/a/aptitude/aptitude_0.4.10-1.dsc
  to pool/main/a/aptitude/aptitude_0.4.10-1_i386.deb
  to pool/main/a/aptitude/aptitude_0.4.10.orig.tar.gz

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Daniel Burrows <> (supplier of updated aptitude package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2007 11:56:23 -0800
Source: aptitude
Binary: aptitude-doc-ja aptitude-doc-cs aptitude-dbg aptitude-doc-fr aptitude-doc-fi aptitude-doc-en aptitude
Architecture: source all i386
Version: 0.4.10-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Daniel Burrows <>
Changed-By: Daniel Burrows <>
 aptitude   - terminal-based package manager
 aptitude-dbg - Debug symbols for the aptitude package manager
 aptitude-doc-cs - Czech manual for aptitude, a terminal-based package manager
 aptitude-doc-en - English manual for aptitude, a terminal-based package manager
 aptitude-doc-fi - Finnish manual for aptitude, a terminal-based package manager
 aptitude-doc-fr - French manual for aptitude, a terminal-based package manager
 aptitude-doc-ja - Japanese manual for aptitude, a terminal-based package manager
Closes: 233129 450798 451311 451765 452201 452202 452541 452710 453362 454695 454700 455349 455865
 aptitude (0.4.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
   * Add a reportbug script that includes the user's $TERM in the bug.
   * Fix a typo in the aptitude description. (Closes: #452710)
   * Add VCS fields to the control file.
   * Build-Depend on the newest version of cwidget so we link against
     libcwidget1 instead of libcwidget0.
   * New upstream release.
     - Add an option --allow-untrusted to override trust warning.
       (Closes: #452201, #452541)
     - Recommended packages are now hidden if quiet mode is enabled.
       (Closes: #452202)
     - Fixed a segfault that would happen after updating the package lists
       or doing an install run.
         (Closes: #454695, #454700, #455349, #453362, #455865)
     - If StepLimit is 0, abort dependency resolution cleanly instead of
       going into an infinite loop. (Closes: #451311)
     - When visual mode is entered from the command-line (e.g., via
       --visual-preview), return a failing exit code if the last
       install run the user performs fails.
     - Return a failing exit code from "aptitude update" if any
       download fails. (Closes: #233129)
     - Checkboxes and radio buttons in the preferences tree will
       now toggle on both Space and Enter. (Closes: #451765)
     - Command-line searches will now only print each result once.
       (Closes: #450798)
 732f4baa22c6f3650cfc66b8a6a2344e 968 admin - aptitude_0.4.10-1.dsc
 afbaddb0aa8698746bd15b43eeefa8f0 5129549 admin - aptitude_0.4.10.orig.tar.gz
 c2b80a57cc3364ef085125f99f35cc92 33218 admin - aptitude_0.4.10-1.diff.gz
 cfa249f1746801f34a2b7dd2eef7197a 343434 doc optional aptitude-doc-cs_0.4.10-1_all.deb
 e9b7e6010d825c56ad509deb4cb4337b 336330 doc optional aptitude-doc-en_0.4.10-1_all.deb
 986cb29691ff4fb8624629837510ca02 261664 doc optional aptitude-doc-fi_0.4.10-1_all.deb
 86e5752179bb9101eddbd4ddb5cc4325 280980 doc optional aptitude-doc-fr_0.4.10-1_all.deb
 56d475f8495328a874fb8addd348b797 344564 doc optional aptitude-doc-ja_0.4.10-1_all.deb
 f2a1a3e804bbfd235ae202d3edcc3357 2447502 admin important aptitude_0.4.10-1_i386.deb
 f57e1538b52ed0cbbfa72e3a6549a82f 6505014 devel extra aptitude-dbg_0.4.10-1_i386.deb

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