Re: Bug#30973: general: Many gnome apps depend on libglib-1.1.so.3 which is obsolete
- To: Buddha Buck <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Cc: Jim Pick <email@example.com>, Aaron Van Couwenberghe <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
- Subject: Re: Bug#30973: general: Many gnome apps depend on libglib-1.1.so.3 which is obsolete
- From: Craig Sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 24 Dec 1998 14:21:37 +1100
- Message-id: <19981224142136.A6201@csanders.taz.net.au>
- Mail-followup-to: Buddha Buck <email@example.com>, Jim Pick <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Aaron Van Couwenberghe <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
- In-reply-to: <E0zsWZS-0006TVemail@example.com>; from Buddha Buck on Tue, Dec 22, 1998 at 01:30:12PM -0500
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <E0zsWZS-0006TVemail@example.com>
On Tue, Dec 22, 1998 at 01:30:12PM -0500, Buddha Buck wrote:
> OK, Ihave the following gtk, glib and gnome library packages installed
> on my machine:
> Pacakge Version
> libglib1.1 1.1.4-1 (this version is still in potato)
this is the package that is causing the problem.
> I'm getting the error:
> panel: error in loading shared libraries
> libglib-1.1.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such file or
> when trying to run panel.
> I did downgrade to libglib1.1-1.1.3-2, but when I installed all the
> gnome stuff again, it upgraded.
/debian/dists/slink/main/binary-i386/libs/libglib1.1_1.1.3-2.deb is the
right version to install....but remember to put libglib1.1 on Hold in
dselect afterwards (otherwise an upgrade will replace it with a newer
this is not a "perfect" solution, but it'll work until jim has time to
package and release gnome 0.99 or 1.0.
if you prefer to do it from the command line, save the following script
as /usr/local/sbin/dpkg-hold and then run (as root):
# dpkg-hold -- command line tool to flag package(s) as held.
# by Craig Sanders, 1998-10-26. This script is hereby placed into the
# public domain.
# BUGS: this script has absolutely no error checking. this is not good.
if [ -z "$@" ] ; then
echo " dpkg-hold <package...>"
for i in $@ ; do
echo "$i hold"
done | dpkg --set-selections