Re: chimera compile: package dependencies
> In a previous post I asked for help compiling the chimera-1.65
> web browse. When I ran xmkmf -a, I got the following message:
> bash# xmkmf -a
> imake -DUseInstalled -I/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/config
> Imakefile.c:3: Imake.tmpl: No such file or directory
> imake: Exit code 33. Stop.
> Someone (I think it was Joost. Sorry if I got your name wrong.
> I don't have the message anymore.)
Yes, you got that name right. But you may be confused somewhat, as the
other bloke responding (Joost Kooij) is a (recent?) immitation Joost
of the real joost that initially answered your question (me). Joost
is a rather common name, in the netherlands.
> was kind enough to tell me that I
> needed xlib6-dev to get the missing files. I've got them from the
> Debian site but as a result have been sent on a depedency chase. I have
> lost my way and would be greatful for some more help.
> I should mention that I am using Debian 1.1.
Yes, that's an interesting bit of info! Joost's advice to get a
debian-1.3 CD is very sound. But maybe you've still got xlib6-dev
(whatever the package name was then) from you 1.1 distribution?
That would make things a lot easier for you (unless it's easy for
you to install 1.3, then by all means do that!).
> # dpkg --unpack libc6_2.0.5c-0.1.deb
> Selecting previously deselected package libc6.
> dpkg: regarding libc6_2.0.5c-0.1.deb containing libc6:
> libc5 conflicts with libc6
> libc6 (version 2.0.5c-0.1) is to be installed.
> dpkg: error processing libc6_2.0.5c-0.1.deb (--unpack):
> conflicting packages - not installing libc6
> Errors were encountered while processing:
Uhm, nobody told you to install libc6, did they? Installing
xlib6-dev from the debian "bo" (stable) archive does not need
joost witteveen, firstname.lastname@example.org
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