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Bug#419520: closed by Pierre Habouzit <madcoder@debian.org> (Re: Bug#419520: libc (about Apr 15 unstable update) has broken locales.)

On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 03:34:58PM +0400, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 11:12:05AM +0000, Debian Bug Tracking System (owner@bugs.debian.org) wrote:
> > This is an automatic notification regarding your Bug report
> > #419520: libc (about Apr 15 unstable update) has broken locales.,
> > which was filed against the locales package.
> > 
> > It has been closed by Pierre Habouzit <madcoder@debian.org>.
> It is incorrect decision to close this bug without even waiting for an
> answer - locale package can not be installed and it is not clear why it
> was removed (if it was) during dist-upgrade process.

  it was removed because it's temporaraily uninstallable and that you
dist-upgraded in that condition. This is not a bug.

On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 03:32:45PM +0400, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 01:10:24PM +0200, Pierre Habouzit (madcoder@debian.org) wrote:
> > > locale package is completely broken, either package was removed or some
> > > dependency were broken.
> > > Due to this problem all applications which depend on locale do not work
> > > corectly, namely mutt and gvim.
> > 
> >   IMHO you apt-get dist-upgraded without checking that locales was
> > beeing removed. So that's definitely your fault. As you can see locales
> > is not installed on your system, install it again, or either install
> > locales-all if you don't want to loose time generating your locales
> > again.
> It can not be installed, I thought I mentioned it in the description,
> but likely missed, that is why I created a bug report (just like
> requested in the installation):
> $ sudo apt-get install locales
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
> Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
> the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
> that package should be filed.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>   locales: Depends: glibc-2.5-1 but it is not installable
>   E: Broken packages
> I've installed locales-all package, but would like to be sure that it is
> not a workaround, but correct solution.

  _YES_ DAMNIT you're the 1293087123th today, libc6 2.5-2 (which locales
depends upon) is built for i386 and not uploaded yet, so not available
on the mirrors, please be patient this will be solved "soon".

  there is no bug.
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder@debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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