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Bug#500990: marked as done (libdb-dev: Dependency issues triggered by (full-)upgrade for libdb*-dev)

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regarding libdb-dev: Dependency issues triggered by (full-)upgrade for libdb*-dev
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--- Begin Message ---
Package: libdb-dev
Version: 4.6.21-8
Severity: normal

During my daily full-upgrade I was informed:

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information       
Initializing package states... Done
Reading task descriptions... Done  
The following packages are BROKEN:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
The following packages will be upgraded:
  apt-show-versions ffmpeg ffmpeg-dbg ffmpeg-doc gettext gettext-base 
  libavcodec51 libavdevice52 libavformat52 libavutil49 libdb4.6 
  libpostproc51 libswscale0 
13 packages upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
Need to get 28.9MB of archives. After unpacking 1798kB will be used.
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  libdb-dev: Depends: libdb4.6 (= 4.6.21-8) but   is to be installed.
The following actions will resolve these dependencies:

Upgrade the following packages:
libdb-dev [4.6.21-8 (now) -> (testing)]

Score is 60

Accept this solution? [Y/n/q/?] 

It seems that a new libdb-dev package depending on 4.6.21-11 should be made
available at the same time as libdb4.6-dev is installed... or maybe the
correct solution would be to have libdb4.6-dev provide libdb-dev?

Yet I'm still confused wrt if that would resolve the issue, why
doesn't a full-upgrade simply install it (as it seems it shouldn't affect
other packages)?   But I suppose I'm  missing something.

[I don't know much about packaging... I'm just trying to give clues.]

Possibly related reports:


PS: I wasn't sure whether I should append to one of the reports above, since
last time I appended to a bug I thought was related, I was told to avoid
cluttering old reports and leave it up to the maintainers to decide whether
to merge reports or not.  So sorry for any inconvenience caused by opening a
new report.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=de_AT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_AT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages libdb-dev depends on:
ii  libdb4.6                      4.6.21-8   Berkeley v4.6 Database Libraries [

libdb-dev recommends no packages.

Versions of packages libdb-dev suggests:
pn  db4.6-doc                     <none>     (no description available)

-- no debconf information

--- End Message ---
--- Begin Message ---
Hi David,

I am taking over the db* packages and I am doing little cleanup. I see
that the problem itself wasn't in the libdb-dev itself, but in the
interdependencies with apache2-threaded-dev, so I guess it's safe to
close this bug report. Feel free to reopen if you disagree.

Ondřej Surý <ondrej@sury.org>

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