Re: xcontrib and xproc packages
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On Sat, 4 Oct 1997, Paul Miller wrote:
> On Sat, 4 Oct 1997, Scott K. Ellis wrote:
> > On Sat, 4 Oct 1997, Paul Miller wrote:
> > The xproc package, as well as several other packages, has an obsolete
> > dependancy on the virtual package elf-x11r6lib. This virtual package used
> > to be provided by xlib6, but it was removed almost a year after it had
> > been announced as obsolete. Installing the package with the
> > --force-depends option to dpkg will allow you to install it anyway.
> If I run force-depends, won't dselect decide that the elf-x11r6lib package
> no longer exists, therefore uninstalling xproc and xcontrib? Dselect is
> too much of a helpful tool to give up.
dselect will bring up a conflict resolution screen whenever you exit from
it complaining about the unresolved dependancy. It should however, leave
them selected. You can exit that screen by using 'Q' to tell it to
Scott K. Ellis | The world is its own magic.
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