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RE: Packages kept back?

On 21-Nov-2000 Casey Henderson wrote:
> Hello, 
>   Today I did an "apt-get -du dist-upgrade" on my woody box to get the
> most recent upgrades, and it said "The following packages have been
> kept back" and it spit out a big list of packages (mostly kde
> packages).  Why would these be kept back? How can I do a complete
> upgrade of the system? I thought the whole point of a dist-upgrade was
> to keep the system fully up to date.  Thanks.

packages are kept back when their depends can not be met.  KDE currently
depends on a version of qt that is not in the archives (packaging mistake).

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