circular dependencies in aptitude?

Calcpage calcpage at aol.com
Thu Jun 10 21:14:10 UTC 2010


On Jun 10, 2010, at 4:15 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> On 06/10/2010 01:03 PM, NoOp wrote:
>> On 06/10/2010 05:54 AM, Calcpage wrote:
>>> On Jun 8, 2010, at 10:19 PM, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 06/08/2010 07:12 PM, Calcpage wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On Jun 8, 2010, at 8:31 PM, NoOp ...
>>>>>> However, you could have installed the .debs instead:
>>>>>> <http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/s/sun-java6/>
>>>>>> bin, jre, plugin for your architechture. For example if you  
>>>>>> have a
>>>>>> 64bit:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> <http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/s/sun-java6/sun-java6-bin_6.20dlj-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> <http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/s/sun-java6/sun-java6-jre_6.20dlj-1ubuntu3_all.deb
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> <http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/s/sun-java6/sun-java6-plugin_6.20dlj-1ubuntu3_amd64.deb
>> ...
>>>
>>> OK, I downloaded all the *.debs you listed from archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/s
>>>  and still no joy.  I tried installing the bin file using nautilus  
>>> as
>>> you advised and it required the jre.  Then I tried installing the  
>>> jre
>>> and it needed java-common which I got from packages.ubuntu.com and  
>>> it
>>> installed fine.  Then I tried the jre again and it needs the bin???
>>> Still circular....
>>
>> I'm not sure what the issue might be. I downloaded the i386 files and
>> installed all w/o issue. Haven't time to try the amd64 files today.
>
> Nevermind... I forgot that I had a network connection when I installed
> the debs. I purged and retried without a network connection & see that
> the bin file is trying to go out and download the jre file (which is
> already in the same folder). Sorry, I'll have to rethink how to  
> package
> them all together for offline install.

Well, how can I force the install of a downloaded deb?

TIA,
A. Jorge Garcia
Applied Math & CS
http://shadowfaxrant.blogspot.com
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