Warning for intrepid users: a package shows in apt-cache search or apt-get install, but not in synaptic search?

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Tue Nov 18 18:57:16 UTC 2008

On 11/17/2008 02:45 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/288797
> I have confirmed that this workaround does fix it: "sudo
> update-apt-xapian-index".
> Reading that bug report, I don't understand why this workaround helps,
> and everybody seems to agree it should not be necessary.

Thanks for pointing that out Paul. I noticed the issue on a hardy to
intrepid upgrade & the workaround fixed it.

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