Re: KDE & apt
On Thu, Oct 05, 2000 at 11:53:48PM -0700, Ivan E. Moore II wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 05, 2000 at 12:26:58PM -0700, Michael Meskes wrote:
> > I cannot upgrade KDE with apt anymore since the dependencies are incorrect.
> > Many packages depend on kdelibs3-nossl (>= 4:2.0-20000927-0). However, I
> > want to install kdelibs3 not kdelibs3-nossl. Now kdelibs3g does provide
> > kdelibs3-nossl, but AFAIK versioned dependencies don't work with Provides.
> > Others like kcron list both:
> > kdelibs3 (>= 4:2.0-20000927-0) | kdelibs3-nossl (>= 4:2.0-20000927-0)
> > but also in the very same Depends line: kdelibs3-nossl (>= 4:2.0-20001002-0)
> > Obviously that won't do either. I wonder what's the correct solution for
> > this? Remove the version so the provides works? I'm not sure that would work
> > since the version number may be important on a beta version package. If
> > however the packages need to list both, I think dpkg-shlibdeps needs to be
> > adjusted, i.e. we need an entry in /etc/dpkg/shlibs.default?
> how are the dependencies incorrect? They depended on kdelibs3-nossl. I
> meant them to depend on kdelibs3-nossl and NOT kdelibs3. This was
> by design. I did not want people installing the non-US version with these
Why not? I was looking at switching to konquerer as my main browser, but
not if it doesn't contain SSL support...
> The correct solution is to follow the dependencies and install kdelibs3-nossl
> and remove kdelibs3 or wait till later.
Wait for what?
> dpkg-shlibdeps does not need to be adjusted.
> Ivan E. Moore II
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