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Old 09-05-2004, 06:47 PM   #1
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Making synaptic ignore broken packages ????


Hi all,

A "BIG THANKS" in advance ...


I have installed synaptic successfuly.. the problem however is

if i am trying to install or update any package ---> it is trying to remove a package which i need [eventhough it tells me that I have a dependency problem ... ]

How do i make it to ignore the packages it's telling it'll remove?????



Any Help Appreciated.....
 
Old 09-05-2004, 07:32 PM   #2
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How about trying to fix it...
Edit / Fix broken packages
 
Old 09-05-2004, 07:36 PM   #3
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maybe you can circumvent synaptic and somehow use apt-get to force the install?
 
Old 09-05-2004, 07:37 PM   #4
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thats the whole problem...


There are a couple of softwares i manually configured and installed... which need the software that Synaptic is telling me it'll remove..


I just want it to ignore the packages...
 
Old 09-05-2004, 11:00 PM   #5
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did you compile those pieces of software yourself?
 
Old 09-05-2004, 11:29 PM   #6
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yes!!!! and they depend on the package that Synaptic tells me its gonna remove....


I dont want Synaptic to do that...
 
  


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