Broken dependency in vim-python, was Re: gvim ??

David david at
Wed Oct 12 02:28:42 UTC 2005

On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 05:24:38PM +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
> Ah, no, there is no package called gvim, but since you were right in
> assuming that gvim is a GTK/GNOME-ified version of vim I thought...
> well, anyway:
>  $ apt-cache search gvim
>  vim-gnome - Vi IMproved - GNOME2 Version
>  vim-gtk - Vi IMproved - GTK2 Version
>  vimpart - embedded Vim text editor component for KDE
>  netrik - text mode WWW browser with vi like keybindings
>  vim-perl - Vi IMproved, with perl scripting support
>  vim-python - Vi IMproved, with python scripting support

#apt-get install vim-python

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  vim-python: Depends: vim (= 1:6.3-046+1ubuntu7) but 1:6.3-046+1ubuntu7.1 
is to be installed
E: Broken packages

Darn.. .and here  I am just learning python :(
I've got so used to apt behaving perfectly that this came as a bit of a 
shock. This is in Hoary btw.

What to do about it?


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