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Old 10-24-2003, 08:39 AM   #1
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apt-get dist-upgrade hosed gnome


i tried to apt-get dist-upgrade to both sarge and sid and both times it hosed gnome. The error was broken dependencies and it kept asking me if libgnome-perl was installed. when i tried to apt-get that i got failed dependencies. I just can't figure out whats going on
 
Old 10-24-2003, 09:43 AM   #2
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Gnome seems to be slightly out of whack in unstable at the moment.
 
Old 10-24-2003, 10:39 AM   #3
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well, it did it for testing too though...i got the same errors
 
Old 10-24-2003, 11:23 AM   #4
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apt-get was pretty cool few months ago and I thought that with it, my dependencies problem would be solved. Using apt-get nowadays you will most liked end with a broken distro . At least I've broken both Redhat and Jamd with apt-get...
 
Old 10-24-2003, 01:52 PM   #5
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apt-get isn't really made for rpm's it's like running a M$ app with wine and hope for the best.
 
Old 10-24-2003, 03:39 PM   #6
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yup, in agreement here...
 
Old 10-25-2003, 05:34 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by crashmeister
apt-get isn't really made for rpm's it's like running a M$ app with wine and hope for the best.
I don't know about that... running an M$ app with wine will not mess with your distro, unless you did something really stupid, or intentionally. You usually don't run wine as root

Though, as for reliability, I would agree.
 
  


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