Re: [biarch] mysql-client vs. perl
> Hi Eric,
> Eric Sharkey writes:
> > > Sorry, but the following packages have unmet dependencies:
> > > mysql-client: Depends: libdbi-perl but it is not going to be installed
> > > Depends: libdbd-mysql-perl (>= 1.2202) but it is not goi
> ng to
> > > be installed
> > > E: Sorry, broken packages
> > Why are these dependencies unmet? (What does it say when you try to
> > install them by hand?)
> It looks like it comes down to no perlapi-5.6.1 package. See below
> for details.
> biarch:~# dpkg -i mysql-client_4.0.13-1_amd64.deb
Actually, I meant "apt-get install libdbi-perl", not really dropping
all the way down to the level of dpkg.
> biarch:~# dpkg -i libdbi-perl_1.21-2_i386.deb
> Selecting previously deselected package libdbi-perl.
> (Reading database ... 15570 files and directories currently installed.)
> Unpacking libdbi-perl (from libdbi-perl_1.21-2_i386.deb) ...
> dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libdbi-perl:
> libdbi-perl depends on perlapi-5.6.1; however:
> Package perlapi-5.6.1 is not installed.
> dpkg: error processing libdbi-perl (--install):
> dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> biarch:~# apt-cache show perlapi-5.6.1
perlapi-5.6.1 is a virtual package provided by perl-base.
What's your dpkg --status on perl-base?