Re: python-gtk in woody
On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 12:33:22PM -0500, dman wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 12:00:18PM -0500, Rick Pasotto wrote:
> | On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 11:55:42AM -0500, dman wrote:
> | > On Sun, Feb 17, 2002 at 08:36:37AM -0500, Rick Pasotto wrote:
> | > | Any chance of installing python-gtk in woody? It depends on
> | > | python-base (>= 1.5) but it is not installable.
> | >
> | > A snippet of 'apt-cache show python-gtk' :
> | >
> | > Version: 0.6.8-14
> | > Depends: python (>= 2.1), python (<< 2.2)
> | >
> | > The current versions of python-gtk are for python 2.1, not 1.5.2.
> | I did an 'apt-get update' this morning (pointing to woody).
> | 'apt-get install python-gtk' gives the error message I quoted.
> | Why do 'apt-get install' and 'apt-cache show' give different results?
> 'apt-cache show' will show the details of all the available versions.
> If you just want to see which versions are available and what you've
> set your preferences to, try 'apt-cache policy'. Perhaps you've set
> potato at a higher priority than woody, thus you're (unintentionally)
> trying to install the potato version.
What preferences? In the apt-howto there is a mention of
/etc/apt/preferences (which doesn't exist on my system) but all it talks
about is downgrading.
'apt-cache policy' shows everything as 500. The only potato entries in
my sources.list are to security.debian.org. All the other entries are
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