Re: Pidgin uninstallable
On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 02:30:33PM +0800, Paul Harris wrote:
> This bug report documents the problem well:
> The package pidgin-data has only 1 installation candidate from backports
> now: 2.6.x. The 2.5.x version has gone.
> But, there is only a 2.5.x version of pidgin available for x86, which
> requires a 2.5.x version of pidgin-data.
> So currently a working pidgin is not currently installable! (one that works
> with yahoo servers).
> What is the holdup on 2.6.x versions of pidgin for x86 (and platforms other
> than powerpc) ? And how did pidgin-data's older version get dropped
The problem is that a new version got uploaded which superseeded old
pidgin-data. This version was uploaded for powerpc. Unfortunately it has
a bug and don't build on any of the autobuilders or the other archs:
So the person who uploaded pidgin need to fix it and re-upload.