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Old 07-21-2014, 07:51 AM   #1
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Gtkmm and sudo package conflict on Slackware 14.0 x86_64 (multilib).


Hi,
In the procedure for upgrading from Slackware 14.0 to 14.1, my first step was to do the following, since I use a multilib system: http://docs.slackware.com/howtos:sla...considerations

Then, after ensuring that the blacklistings were in place, I followed the following procedure http://docs.slackware.com/howtos:sla...using_slackpkg . After upgrading Skackpkg database, I attempted to update slackpkg itself. However, the following appeared:

Code:
# slackpkg upgrade slackpkg

Checking local integrity... DONE
You have a broken /var/log/packages - with two versions of the same package.
The list of packages duplicated in your machine are shown below, but don't
worry about this list - when you select your action, slackpkg will show a
better list:

gtkmm-2.24.2-x86_64-1_SBo
gtkmm-2.24.2-x86_64-1sl
sudo-1.8.5p2-x86_64-1
sudo-1.8.6p7-x86_64-1_slack14.0

You can (B)lacklist, (R)emove, or (I)gnore these packages.
Select your action (B/R/I):
I then decided to cancel the action, since I don't know what to do. One of the two versions of the above package is to be removed perhaps, but I'm ensure of it.

Last edited by lensilvan; 07-22-2014 at 03:48 AM.
 
Old 07-21-2014, 07:55 AM   #2
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for some reason you installed additional packages for sudo and gtkmm: I think you can safely remove one of them (each) with something like
Code:
removepkg gtkmm-2.24.2-x86_64-1sl sudo-1.8.5p2-x86_64-1
then try again
Code:
slackpkg upgrade slackpkg
 
Old 07-21-2014, 08:03 AM   #3
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I deleted the above mentionned packages. However, when I tried to update slackpkg, only the following appeared:

Code:
Looking for slackpkg in package list. Please wait... DONE

No packages match the pattern for install. Try:

	/usr/sbin/slackpkg reinstall|upgrade
Then, I went to /usr/sbin/ and I saw that slackpkg was not mentioned.

Last edited by lensilvan; 07-21-2014 at 09:03 AM.
 
Old 07-21-2014, 09:09 AM   #4
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check if you have changed the mirror to one of 14.1 (in /etc/slackpkg/mirrors) before launching
Code:
slackpkg update
slackpkg upgrade slackpkg
 
Old 07-21-2014, 09:44 AM   #5
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I ran slackpkg update which surprisingly told me that I had to uncomment a mirror so that it could download and update the data, although I was sure to have configured slackpkg before.

Then, I ran slackpkg upgrade slackpkg and the issues appeared.
 
Old 07-21-2014, 11:06 AM   #6
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you probably have already updated it to the one of 14.1, check it with ls: if the output is like mine it should be already that version
Code:
# ls -1 /var/log/packages/slackpkg* 
/var/log/packages/slackpkg-2.82.0-noarch-12
you can also check which mirror you have enabled in your /etc/slackpkg/mirrors with
Code:
# grep -v ^# /etc/slackpkg/mirrors 
http://slackware.osuosl.org/slackware64-14.1/

Last edited by ponce; 07-21-2014 at 11:18 AM.
 
Old 07-21-2014, 08:12 PM   #7
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Yeah, it seems that slackpkg was updated. This is what I obtained:

Code:
# ls -1 /var/log/packages/slackpkg* 
/var/log/packages/slackpkg-2.82.0-noarch-8
Code:
# grep -v ^# /etc/slackpkg/mirrors
ftp://ftp.nara.wide.ad.jp/pub/Linux/slackware/slackware64-14.0/
However, the mirror is 14.0. Something is wrong here.

Thus, is it not necessary to run slackpkg upgrade slackpkg ? I'm confused here.
 
Old 07-21-2014, 08:42 PM   #8
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You need to change the mirror to 14.1 and then run
Code:
slackpkg update
slackpkg install-new
slackpkg upgrade-all
slackpkg clean-system
 
Old 07-21-2014, 09:39 PM   #9
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Any time you upgrade between versions you should do a refresh of the system especially to remove older and any third party packages you may have installed and then rebuild them.
 
Old 07-22-2014, 03:48 AM   #10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by willysr View Post
You need to change the mirror to 14.1 and then run
Code:
slackpkg update
slackpkg install-new
slackpkg upgrade-all
slackpkg clean-system
Solved, thanks.
 
  


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