Re: xcontrib and xproc packages
> You could also fetch Paul Seelig's equivs package from
> This is a dummy package. You can place elf-x11r6lib into "provides:"
> and rebuild it (instructions how to do this should be inside the
> package by now). Then you install it using --force-conflicts.
> This way you will have a package which provides elf-x11r6lib and
> dselect/dpkg won't complain any more.
Actually "--force-conflicts" should not be needed for properly
installing 'equivs'. I always use "--install" only without any
trouble. But if it does need such measures than it is either
misconfigured by the person having built it or it simply contains a
bug still unknown to me. If the latter is the case i'd be glad about
hints and fixes!
Thank you, P. *8^)
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African Music Archive - Institute for Ethnology and Africa Studies
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