Re: WARNING! (was: Re: New Perl Packages Released)
On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 09:15:18AM -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 17, 2001 at 01:12:08AM +1100, Brendan O'Dea wrote:
> > I'm still not clear which arch you're using, but:
I'm using i386.
> > >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.
> That's a conflict in apt-speak. Note that it resolved the "broken dep"
> by removing perl-5.004-base. The perl-5.004 bit confuses me though.
The problem is still present. I could fix it manually, but I'd prefer
to see if we can find the problem. Is there any way I can get more
useful information out of apt about what it thinks it's doing? Is
there any more information I can provide to anyone to help elucidate
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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