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Re: Uninstallable packages

On Wed, Apr 05, 2000 at 10:53:20AM +0200, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > Some more statistics.
> > For slink [0], the number of uninstallable packages are:
> Forgive the ignorance, but what determines whether a package is
> installable?

Whether it's dependencies, pre-dependencies and conflicts can be
simulataneously satisfied by packages in main. Taking into account
provides, and versioning and so on.

> > Stats for woody [2] are:
> >     * i386:94
> >     * powerpc:155
> >     * sparc:272
> >     * m68k:278
> >     * alpha:3202  (somewhat biassed by the fact that libc6 isn't available)
> Alpha has used libc6.1 for a long time. Suddenly all the packages depend
> on libc6 and not libc6.1?  Or do you in fact mean that libc6.1 is not in
> woody...



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