Re: libxft-dev install issue.
I just found a fix.
dpkg --ignore-depends=libxft-dev -r libxft-dev
works a treat....
On Tue, 20 Apr 2004 08:21 pm, Caveman wrote:
> Thanks for that.
> Any tips on fixing it?
> I am thinking of trying to force the package to remove, is that a good idea
> On Tue, 20 Apr 2004 06:42 pm, Rob Weir wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 06:10:08PM +1000, Caveman said
> > > HI all. I did up system update but its seems that there is a a problem
> > > with the package libxft-dev.
> > >
> > > I get this error when I run apt-get
> > > Preparing to replace libxft-dev 2.1.2-5
> > > (using .../libxft-dev_2.1.2-6_i386.deb) ...
> > > diversion of /usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xft/Xft.h
> > > to /usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xft/Xft1.h by libxft-dev
> > > Removing `diversion of /usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xft/Xft.h
> > > to /usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xft/Xft1.h by libxft-dev'
> > > dpkg-divert: rename involves overwriting
> > > `/usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xft/Xft.h' with
> > > different file `/usr/X11R6/include/X11/Xft/Xft1.h', not allowed
> > > dpkg: error processing
> > > /var/cache/apt/archives/libxft-dev_2.1.2-6_i386.deb (--unpack):
> > > subprocess pre-installation script returned error exit status 2
> > > Errors were encountered while processing:
> > > /var/cache/apt/archives/libxft-dev_2.1.2-6_i386.deb
> > > E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> > >
> > > I was just wondering if anyone else has had this trouble and what they
> > > did to fix it.
> > > I hear there is a fix, but google did not seem to know about it.
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=237511