Re: bug in apt-get?
>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Meskes <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Michael> When I run apt-get check I get: meskes@feivel:~$ sudo
Michael> apt-get check Updating package file cache...done Updating
Michael> package status cache...done Checking system
Michael> integrity...dependency error You might want to run
Michael> `apt-get -f install' to correct these. Sorry, but the
Michael> following packages are broken - this means they have
Michael> unmet dependencies: libpgjava: Depends:jdk1.1-runtime
Michael> econfigedit: Depends:libgtk-perl meskes@feivel:~$
Michael> However, I do have jdk1.1 and libgnome-perl
Michael> installed. They provide the 'missing' packages. I tried
Michael> recreating apt's cache by removing
Michael> /var/cache/apt/pkgcache.bin and adding the file available
Michael> resp. status but nothing changed.
I'm pretty sure policy states that a package cannot depend wholly
on a virtual package; it has to depend on a real, preferred package,
*or* the virtual package, like so:;
Depends: jds1.1 | jdk1.1-runtime
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