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Re: More X Problems Today

On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 11:01:14 -0400, Rick Friedman wrote:
> On Thu May 4 2006 10:01, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> > I had the same problem this morning. I could not spend too much time on
> > investigating it, but it seems to me that there is some sort of
> > dependency loop which screws up the installation of the new version of
> > x11-common. I extracted /etc/X11/Xsession manually from the x11-common
> > .deb file and that fixed the kdm log-in. To be on the safe side I
> > aptitude-reinstalled x11-common, then all the other xorg packages which
> > had been upgraded today, and then x11-common once more. This worked
> > without errors and everything seems OK now.
> >
> > Maybe the problem is simply due to some new xorg packages which are
> > still missing to make the whole thing internally consistent again.
> I followed your method of reparing the problem. First, I removed the symbolic 
> link I had created and then did exactly what you described above. It worked 
> like a charm. 

Good to know. It seems that we really picked exactly the wrong moment to
do the upgrade. A little later and apt-listbugs would have warned me
about the grave functionality bugs which have meanwhile been filed.
(#365948, #365967, #365988, #366007) An upload is already pending for
the fix.


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