Damien Sandras wrote:
Le mardi 30 dÃcembre 2008 Ã 20:39 +0100, Eugen Dedu a Ãcrit :
Rick Pasotto wrote:
gnome-desktop-environment depends on ekiga (>= 2.0.12)
Since 'aptitude install ekiga-snapshot' removes ekiga,
gnome-desktop-environment becomes BROKEN and the installation
would REMOVE 47 other packages.
As far as I'm concerned, this means that ekiga-snapshot is NOT
I think that the problem is that the version number for ekiga-snapshot
is 0-20081220-1 which is less than 2.0.12. Perhaps if the version number
were changed to something greater that 2.0.12 (eg, 3-20081220-1) then
the problem would go away.
Increasing the version of ekiga-snapshot does not work.
There are two solutions:
- either stay as we are now. Note that only gnome-desktop-environment
is removed (+old pwlwib/opal), not 47 packages!!
- or do not use ekiga-snapshot anymore, but ekiga (while ptlib and opal
are still named -snapshot, to avoid soname problems). Note that this
will not be intrusive or conflict with debian package, because the
version will be carefully chosen.
What do people prefer??
Perhaps 1:2008blah... would work ?
I tried 3-... and installed it. When I try to install g-d-e, it still
wants to remove ekiga-snapshot and install ekiga etc. So here I was
almost sure it does not work.
I checked on debian guidelines or something like that, it says more or
less that versioning does not work for provide, but it was not so clear
Finally, I was on chat and their answer is in my previous e-mail.
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