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Re: Java 6 Install problems


On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 2:18 PM, Gregory Stark <stark@enterprisedb.com> wrote:
>  I'm not sure what's going on here but there are already several bug reports on
>  this, the latest I think is bug #464721 (which dates back to Feb 8th).
>  The sun-java6-* packages have been uninstallable for over a month now. This
>  breaks the repository badly. It means that apt-get dist-upgrade tries to
>  *remove* any package which depends on java such as staroffice. It also means
>  that if you uninstall java you cannot re-install it from the repository.

  You should have a testing entry in your /etc/apt/sources.list even
if you only use unstable. It really should install fine from testing
(all packages at 6-00-2 on amd64 and ia386 according to rmadison).



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