Bug#60370: marked as done ([fixed in CVS] libdb2 missing from base?)
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From: "János Holányi" <HOLANYIJ@westel900.hu>
Subject: libdb2 missing from base?
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Version: 2.2 (potato)
At the first run of apt-get right after the installation of base, I get
# apt-get install joe
Reading Package Lists...
Building Dependency Tree...
You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these:
Sorry, but the following packages have unmet dependencies:
perl-5.005-base: PreDepends: libdb2 (>= 1:2.4.14-7) but it is not going to
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify
Of course, 'apt-get -f install' corrected the problem by downloading and
installing libdb2, but why not ship base with libdb2 included?
Maybe an automatic run of 'apt-get -f install' would be a good idea instead
of including it in base, if the reason for not including it was its big
BTW, I bypassed dselect (which I personally strongly dislike to use) at the
How I work is that I always want to get to the root prompt ASAP after the
installation of base and operate every further installations with apt-get.
In this case I didn't get a clean situation, and that is why I find it a bug.
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Subject: bugs close in boot-floppies 2.2.9
From: Adam Di Carlo <email@example.com>
Date: 31 Mar 2000 11:53:36 -0500
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We believe that the bug you reported has been fixed in the potato
boot-floppies, version 2.2.9 or higher.
Thank you for your bug report.
We encourage you to test the potato boot-floppies on your system. If
your problem persists, please either respond to debian-boot and CC
your original bug and we will reopen the bug, or else submit a new bug
against the boot-floppies package.
Many problems are cause by other packages from Potato, such as
makedev, modconf, etc. Bugs against those should be filed against
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>