[Bug 727716] Re: Aptitude does not support downloading source package

Bug Watch Updater 727716 at bugs.launchpad.net
Thu May 5 11:53:36 UTC 2016

** Changed in: aptitude
       Status: New => Fix Released

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  Aptitude does not support downloading source package

Status in aptitude:
  Fix Released
Status in aptitude package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: aptitude

  apt-get can download source dsc package as:
  $ apt-get source <source_package>
  but aptitude does not. aptitude can download only binary deb package as:
  $ apt-get download <binary_deb>

  aptitude is replecament for apt-get and could support downloading
  source packages too (not only binary deb).

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