Re: Status of gfortran transition
On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 04:32:06PM -0400, Camm Maguire wrote:
> Just found out a conflicts/replaces on a virtual package does not
> Selecting previously deselected package libblas4-dev.
> dpkg: regarding libblas4-dev_1.2-1_i386.deb containing libblas4-dev:
> libblas4-dev conflicts with libblas-3.so
> atlas3-base-dev provides libblas-3.so and is installed.
> atlas3-sse2-dev provides libblas-3.so and is installed.
> atlas3-3dnow-dev provides libblas-3.so and is installed.
> atlas3-sse-dev provides libblas-3.so and is installed.
> dpkg: error processing libblas4-dev_1.2-1_i386.deb (--install):
> conflicting packages - not installing libblas4-dev
> Selecting previously deselected package libblas4-doc.
dpkg will not fix such issues, it's a task of apt (or aptitude).
dpkg is correctly reporting that that libblas4-dev atlas*dev cannot
be installed at the same time.
> Package: libblas4-dev
> Architecture: any
> Section: devel
> Provides: libblas-4.so
> Conflicts: atlas2-dev (<= 3.0-8), atlas2-headers (<< 3.2.1ln-1), blas-dev, libblas-3.so
> Replaces: atlas2-dev (<= 3.0-8), atlas2-headers (<< 3.2.1ln-1), blas-dev, libblas-3.so
I think you might want to add refblas3-dev to the Replaces line, just to
> Suggestions appreciated.
> Take care,
> Matthias Klose <email@example.com> writes:
> > Kumar Appaiah writes:
> > > On 17/10/2007, Kamaraju S Kusumanchi wrote:
> > > > I think the main hold up is due to the atlas and lapack libraries. They
> > > > still depend upon g77. Would anyone be interested to NMU them or should the
> > > > NMUs be done only to fix RC bugs?
> > If you do prepare NMUs, please upload those to experimental first; we
> > didn't hear back from Camm now for some weeks, so the best thing would
> > be to go ahead. As nearly all other stuff depends on refblas, lapack
> > and atlas, these should be done before uploading anything to unstable.
> > > I think we should move the discussion to debian-devel. I am mailing
> > > there, will you also please follow the thread?
> > It would be nice to keep the discussion in one place. some people from
> > the gcc fortran list might listen here, and it's quiet enough that
> > they can follow here (which is not the case for debian-devel).
> > Matthias
> > PS: Riku, didn't you start with the atlas packages?
> Camm Maguire firstname.lastname@example.org
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