In <firstname.lastname@example.org>, JoeHill wrote: >Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote: >> In <email@example.com>, JoeHill wrote: >> >node1:/home/joehill# aptitude -t unstable install xfdesktop4 >> > The following packages have unmet dependencies: >> > xfdesktop4: Depends: xfdesktop4-data (= 4.6.0-2) but it is not >> > installable The following actions will resolve these dependencies: >> > >> >Keep the following packages at their current version: >> >xfdesktop4 [Not Installed] >> > >> >I think what is likely happening is that a new enough xfdesktop simply >> > has not been uploaded to unstable, but I am not sure how to check that >> > :-\ >> >> apt-cache policy <package_name> >> is what I use to check available versions. > >node1:/home/joehill# apt-cache policy xfdesktop4 >xfdesktop4: > Installed: (none) > Candidate: 4.4.2-7 > Version table: > 4.6.0-2 0 > 800 http://debian.yorku.ca unstable/main Packages > 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status > 4.4.2-7 0 > 900 http://debian.yorku.ca testing/main Packages Did you run an 'apt-get update' or 'aptitude update'? That's required to get new versions to show up as available. >> I'm seeing xfdesktop4-data=4.6.1-1 in unstable and >> xfdesktop4-data=4.4.2-7 in testing. I'm also now showing >> xfdesktop4=4.6.1-1 in unstable and it might be installable--it versioned >> Depend on xfdesktop4-data is certainly satisfiable. >> >> Try again? > >It's still doing the same thing. But what I'm not clear on is, it almost > looks like it is saying that it wants an _older_ version of > xfdesktop4-data...but then, I'm pretty new at this ;) It wants a version that exactly matches its version. Unfortunately, that version is not available. xfdesktop4=4.6.0-2 isn't available in the main archive anymore either. -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. firstname.lastname@example.org ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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