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Re: What's best quick fix for broken kde metapackage?

--- Simon Hepburn <sth@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> On Thursday 21 Feb 2002 7:32 am, tluxt2@yahoo.com wrote:
> > --- Chris Cheney <ccheney@cheney.cx> wrote:
> > > metapackage will be the last thing I fix since it depends on every other
> > > package.
> >
> > OK.  So, approximately when (# days) do you think that might be done?
> You are either very enthusiastic or very impatient. I suspect the former ;-) 
> How about, when its ready ?

That's a very good question.  Commenting on that to this list has been on my
personal list of things "to do".  I haven't freed up enough time to do that
yet.  :(

> ...
> He does. In dselect, highlight the package in question, hit the = key. If you
> hit [v] to toggle verbose display on, in the column "marked for" you should 
> see "hold".

Thanks.  :)
> You know, I dont wish to sound condescending or in any way dampen your 
> enthusiasm for debian ( which is obvious and admirable ), but if you don't 
> understand the basics of package management what are you doing running sid ? 
> What are you going to do when one day you turn your box on and lo and behold 
> you can't even login ? Make some time to learn this stuff *before* you get 
> burned. Hope you take that in the friendly spirit it was given :-) 

Thanks. :)
> Chris thanks for the warning ...and the packages :-)  Might I suggest that 
> you reiterate this warning in a seperate post with a suitably loud subject 
> line ?

I like that idea.  :)

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