Re: xlibs in etch
On 2006-08-25, Kevin B. McCarty <kmccarty@Princeton.EDU> wrote:
> Someone anonymous wrote:
>> I recently upgraded from sarge to etch, and I have been able to
>> get almost everything working, but I tried to upgrade to a newer
>> version of vlc, and it says:
>> The following packages are BROKEN:
>> vlc wxvlc
>> 0 packages upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
>> Need to get 3237kB of archives. After unpacking 9294kB will be used.
>> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>> wxvlc: Depends: xlibs (> 4.1.0) but it is not installable
>> vlc: Depends: libdvbpsi2 which is a virtual package.
>> Depends: libflac4 which is a virtual package.
>> Depends: xlibs (> 4.1.0) but it is not installable
>> When I try to install xlibs, it says:
>> No candidate version found for xlibs
>> I uninstalled the old version of vlc as part of my attempt to get
>> the new one to install, and I can't even get the old (sarge)
>> version to reinstall.
> There is no version of vlc in testing, and judging by the excuses page
>  there may not be for quite some time, due to its many dependencies
> and (even worse) an old licensing bug (#324978) . Probably when you
> attempted to upgrade vlc, APT was just trying to re-install the old
> packages from Sarge. What does "apt-cache policy vlc" show you?
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