[Bug 1578007] Re: apt in yakkety no longer creates partial

Julian Andres Klode juliank at ubuntu.com
Thu May 12 13:28:29 UTC 2016

This is somewhat expected. The code to setup partial was deprecated in
APT, we only set the Log in python-apt anymore.

I think I need to provide a binding for GetLock(), which is now supposed
to create the partial directory.

** Package changed: apt (Ubuntu) => python-apt (Ubuntu)

** Changed in: python-apt (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Confirmed

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  apt in yakkety no longer creates partial

Status in Snapcraft:
  In Progress
Status in python-apt package in Ubuntu:
Status in snapcraft package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in snapcraft source package in Xenial:

Bug description:
  This now fails: http://paste.ubuntu.com/16208927/
  With an error that looks like http://paste.ubuntu.com/16208917/

  If 'partial' is created in `downloaddir` then it works again

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