Re: emacs21-bin-common package broken
On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 15:32:38 -0700, kruton wrote:
> --- "Carl D. Blake" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I've been trying to install emacs21 on unstable for
> > the last few days
> > and aptitude keeps reporting that emacs21-bin-common
> > package is broken.
> > I keep waiting thinking that the problem will be
> > resolved, but nothing
> > has been done about it. aptitude reports that the
> > following packages
> > have unmet dependencies:
> > emacs21-bin-common: Depends: emacs21-common
> > (=21.4a-3) but it is not
> > installable
> > I've noticed that emacs21-common 21.4a-3.1 is
> > available, but when I
> > install that version aptitude reports that
> > emacs21-bin-common needs
> > 21.4a-3, but 21.4a-3.1 is installed.
> couple of days back, when I was upgrading to v7.0.16
> of xorg, these emacs packages were "removed". i am
> hoping that the dependency issues are fixed before i
> need to use emacs again..
If you need emacs you can install the version from testing and forbid
further upgrades of these packages until this dependency issue is fixed.