[ubuntu-uk] libpath-class-perl 0.15-1 - again. And again. And...
I C McNab
icmcnab at googlemail.com
Sun May 20 08:24:51 BST 2007
Robert McWilliam wrote:
> On Sat, 19 May 2007 18:11:54 +0100
> I C McNab <icmcnab at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Unpacking replacement libpath-class-perl ...
>> Setting up libpath-class-perl (0.15-1) ...
>> and then it stops.
> Does it get to successfully applied?
Robert >>> Hard to say what's really happening. There's no further
output in the 'Details' screen to indicate that anything is actually
being installed. The Update Manager terminates with the usual 'Updates
successfully applied' message; but the package stays in the list of
> I've had a poke in the slim devices repository and the
> libpath-class-perl package there has the same version as the one from
> universe but is different which looks to be confusing apt.
> It looks like the version locking in synaptic is just using the
> version. Pinning in apt can be more complicated, including where the
> package comes from.
> 'man apt_preferences'
I'm very grateful for the trouble you're going to about this. I'll
look into pinning the package, as you suggest. I also wondered whether
to try uninstalling it, setting sources.list to use the Universe
repository rather than slimdevice, and reinstalling the package from
Thanks for your interest and advice.
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