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Re: Can't install man-db

On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 06:38:31PM -0600, Javier Vasquez wrote:
> I tried to install man-db, so I could use "man", but I found dependency issues:
> # apt-get install man-db
> ...
>    man-db:  Depends:  bsdmainutils but it is not going to be installed
> # apt-get install bsdmainutils
> ...
>    bsdmainutils:  Conflicts:  bsdutils (< 1:2.13-10) but
> 1:2.12-3+hurd.2 is to be installed
> So it seems I can't get "man" to work, :(...

That's a general issue right now until util-linux (from which
[ironically] bsdutils is from) is fully ported. 

The story behind this is probably an unfortunate move of a binary from
bsdutils to bsdmaintutils, which made those conflicts necessary.


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