Re: broken cups in sid
On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 05:47:54PM -0400, richard lyons wrote:
> On Tuesday 01 June 2004 14:39, Tristan Mills wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-06-01 at 19:10, richard lyons wrote:
> > cupsys shouldn't be depending on libcupsys2. Its kdelibs4 (and
> > probably 3) which do. If you can live without KDE then getting rid
> > of it should sort this out, otherwise wait for updates or compile
> > kdelibs yourself.
> Are you suggesting I remove all of kde, get the source for whatever is
> packaged in kdelibs4, compile it (making sure somehow not to depend
> on libcupsys2) then reinstall kde (somehow making sure it doesn't
> replace my kdelibs? Is that do-able by someone who has never
> successfully compiled anything? It's a handful of work for the three
> or four apps I use from kde.
How about waiting for a couple of days until things settle down
instead. If you see dependency problems you can just hold current
versions of some of the things if you want to upgrade others, or quit
and try again later.
> > If you have an old cupsys installed then that will be depending on
> > libcupsys, so uninstalling that before installing the new version
> > should sort that out. Otherwise I have no idea what's going on...
> That seemed like a good idea. I removed cupsys and friends (via
> aptitude). Then tried to install them. Nothing happened. Aptitude
> claimed 0 packages to be installed. I tried apt-get install cupsys.
> Apt-get wanted libcupsimage2, libcupsys2-gnutls10, and gs-esp in
> order to install cupsys. Then it listed 229 packages to remove -
> comprising all of kde, so I stopped. This is similar to what I saw
> in aptitude: a cascade of dependencies on libcupsys2 which starts
> with kdelibs4. AFAICS that implies that kde is currently
> incompatible with cups printing in sid.
> Thanks, nonetheless.
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