Re: dpkg fails to install 32-bit adobe acrobat reader on 64-bit wheezy system: depends issue
On Fri, 2012-04-20 at 10:40:13 -0700, Chris Hiestand wrote:
> I tried the debian-user list first with no luck so I'm checking with
> the experts.
> This seems like some kind of bug in dpkg.
This is just missing dependencies or an appropriate force-option.
> So this works fine on 64-bit squeeze:
> > chiestand@squeeze:/tmp$ sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture adobereader-enu_9.5.1_i386.deb
> But not on 64-bit wheezy:
> > chiestand@wheezy:/tmp$ sudo dpkg -i --force-architecture adobereader-enu_9.5.1_i386.deb
> > (Reading database ... 783153 files and directories currently installed.)
> > Preparing to replace adobereader-enu 9.5.1 (using areader.old.deb) ...
> > Unpacking replacement adobereader-enu ...
> > dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of adobereader-enu:
> > adobereader-enu depends on libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.4).
> > dpkg: error processing adobereader-enu (--install):
> > dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
> > Processing triggers for man-db ...
> > Errors were encountered while processing:
> > adobereader-enu
> Notice the dependency failure. But the depend is actually satisfied in wheezy:
> > chiestand@wheezy:/tmp$ dpkg -l libgtk2.0-0
> > Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
> > | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
> > |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
> > ||/ Name Version Description
> > +++-===========================-===========================-======================================================================
> > ii libgtk2.0-0:amd64 2.24.10-1 GTK+ graphical user interface library
> Is this a multi-arch issue? I've tried setting up multi-arch:
> > sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
> > sudo apt-get update
> But I get the same result.
Either install libgtk2.0-0:i386 (and any other missing dependencies
from i386), or use also --force-depends (but I don't see how the
package would work if it's missing appropriate shared libraries?).