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Re: uninstallable despite satisfying dependencies

Hi Steve,

On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 10:03:16PM -0500, Steve M. Robbins wrote:

> How do I debug this situation: ipe won't install, yet I have the 
> dependencies that "apt-get install" complains about.

> Below, you will see that my attempt to install libipe1c2a claims to
> have three unmet dependencies.  However, as you see by "dpkg --list",
> I *do* have these three packages at a version that seemingly satisfies
> the dependencies.  

> What gives?

Hmm, I was all ready to file an RC bug about this, only to find that you're
the maintainer... :)

Can you explain why libipe1c2a gives the behavior described in bug #369244?
This looks like ipe is misusing freetype, if it refuses to work with newer
versions when these versions are ABI-compatible.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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