Package Base Details: python-apt

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Keywords: apt debian python
Submitter: JonnyJD
Maintainer: tallero (HaaTa)
Last Packager: tallero
Votes: 11
Popularity: 0.002348
First Submitted: 2014-06-11 08:37
Last Updated: 2020-10-10 12:58

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trusktr commented on 2020-06-23 03:22

This uses an in-secure http download. The requested download URL also doesn't exist.

tallero commented on 2019-05-02 23:59

I have updated this PKGBUILD to 1.8.4 at

Please upgrade :D

dylan commented on 2017-05-04 02:55


unixfox commented on 2017-05-03 21:26

Unfortunately the ressource isn't found:
curl: (22) The requested URL returned error: 404 Not Found
==> ERREUR : Erreur lors du téléchargement de

dylan commented on 2017-04-07 00:55

The apt package was updated to 1.4 so I've finally updated this package to 1.4. Sorry for the delay.

dylan commented on 2017-04-05 22:40


The latest version of this package builds just fine with apt >= 1.4. The only problem is that the latest apt version in the aur is 1.3.2. Therefore I won't be able to update this package until the apt aur package is updated to 1.4 or above.

apt 1.4 is only in debian testing/unstable so I don't think there's a rush to update python-apt. [1]

TL;DR: I'm going to keep this package's version inline with the version of apt in the aur.


dylan commented on 2017-04-05 22:29

Thanks for the archive link @jdtournier, I've updated the source link so at least the package actually builds and installs now.

jdtournier commented on 2017-04-03 10:00

In case it helps: the current version (1.1.0~beta5) is no longer hosted on the Debian FTP repo, but the same file can be found from the Ubuntu archives. I just modified the 'source' line to:


and it worked fine.

It looks like you'll need to also update apt to version 1.4.0 before python-apt 1.4.0 will compile, so maybe this fix is good enough for now?

guest73 commented on 2017-03-26 20:26

The problem is back now
Failure while downloading

There is not python-apt_1.1.0~beta5.tar.xz, I can see only python-apt_1.4.0~beta2.tar.xz. I think an update is needed.

cellisten commented on 2017-03-17 15:46

I can confirm the problem, haven't figured out a solution though.