Re: WARNING! (was: Re: New Perl Packages Released)
On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 10:28:31AM +0000, Julian Gilbey wrote:
>On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 09:45:21AM +0000, Julian Gilbey wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 05:30:07PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
>> > Julian Gilbey wrote:
>> > > AAARGH!!!!
>> > >
>> > > You didn't say that these few changes would cause a dist-upgrade to
>> > > remove half the system.
>> > >
>> > > There's no "Provides: perl5" in the transitional perl-5.6 package!!!
>> > Package: perl
>> > Provides: perl5, data-dumper
>> > The upgrade works fine here.
>> polya:~ # apt-get dist-upgrade
>> But interestingly, if I use dselect with the APT backend, everything
>> goes OK. I'm not sure where the descrepancy lies. (dselect wants to
>> install perl, but apt-get dist-upgrade on its own doesn't.)
>For anyone who is interested, I've attached to this mail the output of
>apt-get -s --option Debug::pkgProblemResolver=true dist-upgrade
>which might give more information needed to solve this problem.
I'm still not clear which arch you're using, but:
>Package perl-base has broken dep on perl-5.004-base
> Considering perl-5.004-base 0 as a solution to perl-base 5133
>Fixing perl-base via remove of perl-5.004-base
>Package perl has broken dep on perl-5.004
> Considering perl-5.004 1 as a solution to perl 53
would suggest that it's either not i386, or your Packages file(s) are
broken. perl-base doesn't depend on perl-5.004-base. Quite the
opposite in fact, it conflicts.
Brendan O'Dea firstname.lastname@example.org
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