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Re: Bug#540939: upgrade has broken several packages: gcj-4.4-jre-headless cannot be configured

On Friday 11 September 2009 14:24:49 Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Sep 2009, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > the only "fix" I can think of would be adding conflicts to every
> > package listing rmiregistry et al as a slave alternative. But I
> > don't know these packages, so it's likely that we close this report
> > as a won't fix.
> You can ask the bug submitter at the very least to find out.

I'm not sure what I am supposed to be finding out.  If someone can explain to 
me I am happy to give it a go!  By the way, I understand packaging and can 
use dpkg and apt.  But I am not familiar with how the alternatives system 

I would certainly not be happy to see it closed as WONTFIX -- won't this break 
the upgrade process to squeeze for many people?  And what is the workround?  
My system is currently broken, how do I fix it?


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