Use custom aptitude resolver for a package

Alexander Thomas alexander.thomas at
Tue Oct 4 10:39:10 CEST 2016

Due to our unusual build workflow, a certain package requires a custom
resolver in Aptitude: -o
Aptitude::ProblemResolver::SolutionCost='removals, canceled-actions'.
We can invoke aptitude separately with these options in the configure
phase, but the main problem is getting the dependencies into the
Is there any way to make this work? We don't care if it is hacky
because this workflow is temporary anyway.


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