Kubuntu-debug-installer and libqapt not removing sources

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Mon Sep 9 15:33:09 UTC 2013

On Monday, September 09, 2013 06:53:48 Michael Stemle wrote:
> Hey all, I updated the trello card a bit ago but haven't gotten any
> response.
> We have a problem where libqapt won't remove a source stored in a
> sources.list.d file. I have a couple of paths here, both involve a
> modification to libqapt.
> 1) We could just remove the ddebs.list file now being created to solve just
> this problem with Kubuntu-debug-installer
> 2) We could address the problem with libqapt itself.
> The fun part to this is that if you try to remove the sources from the
> separate file, it trashes your sources.list file in the process.
> I think that due to the polkit stuff required for pretty much all of the
> operations here that this has to be a solution done in libqapt.
> Thoughts? Questions? Abuse?

I agree.  Fix it in libqapt.

Scott K

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