On 2018-02-15 01:48:46 +0100, Axel Beckert wrote: > Vincent Lefevre wrote: > > --\ Recommends (1) > > --- stardict-gnome (>= 3.0.1-9.4) | stardict-gtk (>= 3.0.1-9.4) [...] > > This choice is surprising. > > Not really. At that moment neither of the two alternative versioned > dependencies are fulfilled, hence it tries to fulfill the first > alternative dependency. The remainder seems to be a "local optimum" > issue it doesn't find to escape itself in time. It probably will find > the right solution later if you continue to request alternative > dependency solutions with ".".
IMHO, when there is a OR'ed dependency, aptitude should first consider already installed packages and see if an upgrade of such a package would resolve the dependency, as this is what the user would probably prefer. I also suppose that this is what the user would obtain with full-upgrade. -- Vincent Lefèvre <vinc...@vinc17.net> - Web: <https://www.vinc17.net/> 100% accessible validated (X)HTML - Blog: <https://www.vinc17.net/blog/> Work: CR INRIA - computer arithmetic / AriC project (LIP, ENS-Lyon) _______________________________________________ Aptitude-devel mailing list Aptitudefirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.alioth.debian.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/aptitude-devel