Dependency problems with KDE:KDE4
System: openSUSE 10.3 x86_64
Kernel: 220.127.116.11-0.3 (yay for patched stuff and long numbers)
I've done the requisite searching and have yet to find anything even close to the dependency problem I'm encountering. I was looking to install KDE 4.0 to replace the preview that was at 3.9x.
I encountered a dependency problem and so I removed all of 3.9x. This did not change or solve the problem.
#### YaST2 conflicts list - generated 2008-01-12 00:13:13 ####
kdebase4-runtime cannot be installed due to missing dependencies
There are no installable providers of libImath.so.6()(64bit) for kdebase4-runtime-4.0-3.1.x86_64[KDE:KDE4]
=== kdebase4-runtime-4.0-3.1.x86_64[KDE:KDE4] ===
kdebase4-runtime-4.0-3.1.x86_64[KDE:KDE4] will be installed by the user.
glibc-2.6.1-18.3.x86_64 is needed by kdebase4-runtime-4.0-3.1.x86_64[KDE:KDE4] (libc.so.6()(64bit))
perl-base-5.8.8-76.2.x86_64 is needed by kdebase4-runtime-4.0-3.1.x86_64[KDE:KDE4] (/usr/bin/perl)
( ) do not install kdebase4-runtime
(x) Ignore this requirement just here
#### YaST2 conflicts list END ###
Normally I seem to be able to understand these things, but right now I can't even follow what's really missing. If I ignore the problem with libImath.so (which I can't seem to find anywhere btw) a new lib is shown as missing, and if I ignore that one, another and so on.
I have had this problem since before the hardware failure, so I was wondering if anyone has any idea how to resolve this as it's quite obvious that others have installed 4.0 by just a glance at Planet SUSE.
Thanks for your time.
hehe, I just noticed that I copied the error text from several days ago. I really have been trying to solve it myself.
After poking around a little more I have discovered that my biggest problem was that I was searching for 'lib *L* math' not 'lib *i* math'.
* Imath implements 2D and 3D vectors, 3x3 and 4x4 matrices,
quaternions and other useful 2D and 3D math functions.
I added the following repo and attempted to install OpenEXR.
This started a new round a dependency problems, specifically that KDE 4.0 is listed as requiring libIlmImf.so.6 while KDE 3.5.7 requires libIlmImf.so.4.
KDE:/KDE4/openSUSE_Factory/ != KDE:/KDE4/openSUSE_10.3/
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