reverting from change to karmic development branch

Michael Vogt mvo at
Thu Jul 9 08:10:09 BST 2009

On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 08:06:45AM +0200, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hello Stephen,
> Stephen Burke [2009-07-08 10:07 -0500]:
> > I was doing some work on a bug in Launchpad and needed to get Karmic
> > source for a particular package.  To do this I added a file in the
> > /etc/apt/sources.list.d directory with the following contents.  I got
> > the source I needed but there were some side effects.
> > 
> > deb-src karmic main restricted
> > deb-src karmic-updates main restricted
> > deb-src karmic universe
> > deb-src karmic-updates universe
> > 
> > I noticed that my update manager had a lot of packages to update and
> > mentioned a distribution upgrade (not sure of the exact wording).
> Are you sure that you only had deb-src? It seems that this confused
> update-manager then. Michael, that sounds like a pretty bad bug if
> that is so?

Could you please mail me your /etc/apt/sources.list and all
/etc/apt/sources.list.d file ? A deb-src entry does not contain binary
packages, I would like to double check that this side effect is not
caused by some other entry (and I was not able to reproduce it with
that config too).


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