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Re: glibc dependencies problem

I just had this problem, it's a pain but you don't have to rebuild your entire system.
I think it's a bug but it is too low level for me to characterize very well.

Anyway, this should help (it saved me from having to reinstall):



Pascal Hos wrote:

> Hi,
> I tried installing the kde2 packages from the woody tree into my
> potato distribution and it seems to have upgraded the glibc. The
> install was faulty otherwise too. Some of the packages couldn't
> be configures due to independencies (not sure what failed anymore).
> Now I'm trying to get my system back to where it was before but
> that seems to be a problem. First of all ldconfig has disappeared
> but apt-get tells me that package ldso is installed. Next whenever
> I try to do anything with apt-get it now gives me the dependency
> problems for glibc versions.
> Here is an output of the program:
> mems159:/home/paashaas# apt-get install ldso
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> Sorry, ldso is already the newest version
> You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these:
> Sorry, but the following packages have unmet dependencies:
>   abbrowser: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.1.93) but 2.1.3-10 is to be installed
>   amor: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.1.93) but 2.1.3-10 is to be installed
>   ......
> E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages
> (or specify a solution).
> I'm not quite sure where to go from here. I someone has a suggestion.
> Thanks,
> Pascal Hos
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