Re: What's best quick fix for broken kde metapackage?
--- Simon Hepburn <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 21 Feb 2002 7:32 am, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > --- Chris Cheney <email@example.com> 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
> 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".
> 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 :-)
> 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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