Re: Removing old orphaned packages?
Martin Michlmayr <email@example.com> writes:
> * Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005-06-14 16:48]:
>> I'm jumping into a thread where I wasn't particularly asked, but in
>> case it's useful I also read through all of these and I agree with
> Thanks for your comments.
>>> xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2 -- 100 dpi BIZNET ISO-8859-2 fonts for X servers. [#237476]
>> This went away, didn't it? I seem to remember seeing this get removed as
>> part of an apt-get dist-upgrade.
> No, it seems it is still around.
> 14374:tbm@merkel: ~] madison xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2
> xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2 | 3.0.0-14 | oldstable | source
> xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2 | 3.0.0-15 | stable | source
> xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2 | 3.0.0-15 | testing | source
> xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2 | 3.0.0-16 | unstable | source
Oh, I see what happened. The binary package by the same name went away,
but the source package is still there. xfonts-biznet-iso-8859-2 now
builds an xfonts-biznet-base package which conflicts with the binary
Kind of confusing.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>