Re: mucked-up locale settings in testing
On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 02:23:05PM +0000, Glenn Becker wrote:
> >Is the `locales` package installed?
> I /believe/ it is ... in aptitude, "locales" is highlighted green, is
> marked 'ciA' in the leftmost column and is taking up 11.2 MB if I am
> reading the display correctly.
"c" usually means a package has been installed and removed but not
purged. "ci" means that the package has been configured and is marked
for installation. "A" means that the package is marked to be
automatically installed; it will be removed if no other packages depend
on it, but that shouldn't happen with locales.
> If I run 'apt-get install locales' I get a shower of unmet dependencies,
> mostly for kdelibs4c2a and libqt3-mt. Then at the bottom of /that/ there
> is the interesting message:
> locales: Conflicts: base-config but 2.53.10 is to be installed
What packages depend on base-config? The description says it can be
removed once your system is installed. (I'm using Ubuntu Breezy, and
the locales package here does not show a conflict or dependency with
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