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Re: libxaw7-dev busted, not sure why

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 09:56:23PM -0700, briand@aracnet.com wrote:
> Howdy,
> I'm running stable, libaxaw7 is fine but trying to install
> libxaw7-dev gives me:
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>  libxaw7-dev : Depends: libxaw7 (= 2:1.0.7-1) but 2:1.0.8-2 is to be
> installed Depends: libxpm-dev but it is not going to be installed
> E: Broken packages
> if I look on the debian page I see 2:1.0.7-1 is the package in stable.
> is this a bug, or my configuration screwed up for some reason ?
> fresh dist-upgrade as of tonight.

What is output of following commands:

apt-cache policy libaxaw7
apt-cache policy libaxaw7-dev
apt-cache policy libxpm-dev
cat /etc/apt/sources.lst

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