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Bug#233801: apt-get -f install not working on ia64?

reassign 233801 libqt3c102-mt

On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 04:56:35PM -0700, Al Stone wrote:
> Package: apt
> Version: 0.5.22
> Severity: important
> Tags: sid
>    If I use 'dpkg -i' to install a package (in this case, oprofile),
>    it will not install due to a dependency on libqt3c102-mt.  I
>    then 'apt-get install libqt3c102-mt', but the apt-get does not
>    work and I am told to 'apt-get -f install' to to fix the problem.
>    So, I do: I run 'apt-get -f install'.  On an i386 machine running
>    Debian unstable, this works fine, and all the needed packages are
>    installed and oprofile installed.  On an ia64 machine, however, 
>    all that happens is that oprofile is removed.  And if I try to
>    apt-get install libqt3c102-mt again, I'm told it has unmet
>    dependencies and will not be installed.  So, this could be a
>    problem with libqt3c102-mt on ia64; but, the same process works
>    on i386 so I thought I'd start with apt-get as the possible
>    problem.

I'm reassigning your bug to libqt3c102-mt because this is not apt's bug, and
that is the only other package that you mentioned.  It seems more likely
that there is a problem with one of its dependencies, though, and it will
need to be reassigned again.

In the future, it is important to provide precise information, such as
including verbatim output from the failing program, rather than merely
describing what it did.

 - mdz

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