Re: Apt and packages on hold
On Mon, Jan 11, 1999 at 10:47:46AM -0500, Brandon Mitchell wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, James Dietrich wrote:
> > I use the apt method in dselect.
> [ ... ]
> > However, apt still shows those same five X packages
> > as being the only ones on hold:
> > Updating package status cache...done
> > Checking system integrity...ok
> > The following packages have been kept back
> > xbase xfonts-100dpi xfonts-75dpi xfonts-scalable xfonts-base
> > 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 5 not upgraded.
> > Why doesn't it show libc6 and friends as well? I'd like
> > to make sure I'm not overlooking something obvious.
> libc6 and friends don't need to be updated / don't have a newer version,
> so apt isn't holding them back. It will be holding them back when a new
> version is available.
OK, here is the line from dselect for xbase:
*== Std x11 xbase 184.108.40.206a-8 220.127.116.11a-8. X Window System (XFree86) infrastructure
and here is the line from locales:
*== Std admin locales 2.0.7v-1 2.0.7-19981 GNU Libc: National Language (locale) data and
(Sorry for the long lines.)
It looks like there is a new version of locales. Or am I
still missing something?