Re: Uninstallable Packages
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>>>>> "Anthony" == Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
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Anthony> Hello world,
Anthony> I'm experimenting with a script to work out whether packages are
Anthony> installable or not. I figured the world at large might be interested in
Anthony> some of the results.
Anthony> The following packages are not installable (ie, their Depends:,
Anthony> Recommends:, and Conflicts: can't be concurrently satisfied) using i386
Anthony> packages from main, contrib, non-free, and non-US/*.
Very nice... now if only dinstall would reject installing packages
that are uninstallable (has been the case repeatedly... often the
necessary package depended upon *is* in Incoming)
In other words: could you teach dinstall to check this?
Jürgen A. Erhard eMail: email@example.com phone: (GERMANY) 0721 27326
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Win32 has many known work arounds. For example, Linux.
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