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Re: Why kdelibs4-dev and XFree86 4.3.0 don't play nice together (was: Re: xlibs-pic)

On Tuesday 03 June 2003 11:20, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > ... I downgraded xlibs and xbase-clients in order to install
> > kdelibs4-dev.
> Yeah, that's because kdelibs4-dev depends on XFree86 4.2.1, and won't
> work with 4.3, due to the different way we handle PIC (this is
> upstream's shiny new way, which I'm assured is wrong, but that's beside
> the point). There's no real easy way to get kdelibs4-dev to install with
> my packages, unfortunately.

...which brings up the question: wtf is PIC? :)

> So, this is the canonical answer: it won't install right now,
> unfortunately.

I can live with the current situation. After all, who cares about those X 
clients with a last modification date in 1987 to be 4.2.1 or 4.3 ;-)

Frank Van Damme    http://www.openstandaarden.be 
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