Re: Missing required package is not missing?
On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 03:38:48PM -0400, Ernesto Hernandez-Novich wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-09-27 at 10:05 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > so, the dependency on a provides without an alternate dependency on a
> > real package did in fact turn out to be a culprit.
> Ok, so this is the _real_ problem.
> > add libc6-dev to profiles/ci3725.downloads (or .packages) and it should
> > work.
> Worked fine. I added some libraries afterward and got the same problem
> again, but now I know where to look...
> > will spend some time trying to get provides support, but it's tricky.
> Thanks for your time.
of course :)
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