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Re: dpkg-shlibdeps thinks there is a libc6

On Mon, May 24, 1999 at 06:15:19PM +0200, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> orion@phlan.net writes:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > When I try to compile source packages from one of the sites or use alien
> > to convert rpm's, dpkg-shlibdeps creates dependency information for libc6
> > and not libc6.1.  This causes all my self-compiled packages to complain
> > about a missing libc6 package when i try to install them with dpkg.  I've
> > had this problem since slink was in the frozen stage.  Now I'm running
> > potato on the machine and since the problem has not been resolved I
> > think there is probably an error with my machines configuration.  I've
> > read over the packaging documentation briefly but have not found anything
> > that may fix the problem.  If anyone could point me in the right
> > direction, I would be very grateful.
> libc6-dev installed?
> stdc++2.9-dev installed?
> Both must be the glibc-2.1 versions, which conflict with those.
> May the Source be with you.
> 			Goswin

I have these two packages installed:


However, when I try and remove the first one, the dependency list is
rather large and the programs that it would remove are pretty important
to me.  Besides, the maintainers of those packages can't be having the
same problems as me since their packages installed fine.  I removed a
large amount of old -dev packages (40+ megs) but that didnt fix the
problem.  Neither libc6-dev nor stdc++2.9-dev are installed.


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