On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 10:46:45AM +0200, Michael Schaller wrote:
> Package: python-apt
> Version: 1.4.0~beta3
> Severity: normal
> 
> Dear Maintainer,
> 
> apt.Package.mark_install() is missing but apt.Package.marked_install is 
> present.

No, that's not true. Both exist. I guess you mean reinstall here? Adding 
reinstall
support there is out of scope for now, though, due to freeze.

> 
> When I mark a package for reinstallation via 
> 'cache._depcache.set_reinstall(pkg._pkg, True)' then neither 
> 'cache._depcache.marked_reinstall(pkg._pkg)' nor 'pkg.marked_reinstall' 
> return True.
> Furthermore on commit the package(s) marked for reinstall will be reinstalled 
> but beforehand 'cache.get_changes()' doesn't include the package(s) marked 
> for reinstallation.

Please try this patch, it changes the code to use APT's function:

diff --git a/python/depcache.cc b/python/depcache.cc
index d73e4d93..cf6e959e 100644
--- a/python/depcache.cc
+++ b/python/depcache.cc
@@ -562,9 +562,7 @@ static PyObject *PkgDepCacheMarkedReinstall(PyObject 
*Self,PyObject *Args)
    pkgCache::PkgIterator &Pkg = GetCpp<pkgCache::PkgIterator>(PackageObj);
    pkgDepCache::StateCache &state = (*depcache)[Pkg];

-   bool res = state.Install() && (state.iFlags & pkgDepCache::ReInstall);
-
-   return HandleErrors(PyBool_FromLong(res));
+   return HandleErrors(PyBool_FromLong(state.ReInstall()));
 }



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