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Old 10-12-2004, 10:58 AM   #1
jobano
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apt-get install - simple question


hello,

on a debian sarge, when I've done

> apt-get install pygame

I get

Code:
[...]
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  pygame: Depends: python (< 2.2) but 2.3.4-4 is to be installed
E: Broken packages
The solution was to apt-get install "python2.3-pygame" instead of "pygame" but I'm surprised that the apt-get application didn't notify it like it's often doing in the same kind of situation...


How to change this kind of things ? (I mean, specify the new name of >2.2 pygame package when trying to install the simple pygame one)
And will I have rights to do it ?
 
Old 10-12-2004, 12:40 PM   #2
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APT-HOWTO
http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/ap.../index.en.html
 
  


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