Big Problem with Apt-Get
auspex at pointerstop.ca
Thu Apr 28 12:45:48 CDT 2005
On Thursday 28 April 2005 14:24, Abdullah Ramazanoglu wrote:
> Derek Broughton dedi ki:
> > Are you suggesting breezy is an external repository? It isn't...
> I was refering to anything not pure Hoary.
I expect most of us use something that's not "pure" hoary :-)
Really, until the Breezy release, it is going to have hiccups (to be honest,
probably after that, too, but hopefully not too many), but it should be
reasonably reliable for a personal system. Not something I'd want to run the
corporate servers on, though :-)
> > In any case, he's _not_ getting what he asked for. He asked for
> > kdelibs-dev and got a broken package. "Missing final newline" doesn't
> > suggest that there's an odd, and unworkable, mix of repositories. It
> > says the package wasn't built right.
> I'd agree with that. Apparently in a hurry to push my general opinions, I
> overlooked his particular facts. :)
Of course, _that's_ never happened on a mailing list before :-)
> Well, this particular problem may have
> nothing to do with repo mixing, but the potential for future problems is
> still there (presuming that he mixed repos).
"Mixing" is a problem, but if you move from hoary to breezy, that shouldn't
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