[PD] [OT-ish]: Debian wheezy (testing) dependency chain pain trying to install Gem
lorenzofsutton at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 15:27:17 CET 2012
On 26/01/12 09:31, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
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> On 2012-01-25 09:58, Lorenzo Sutton wrote:
>> Wondering if anyone has an idea or workaround for this dependency chain
>> On debian wheezy with the debian multimedia repositories added.
> you should not.
> lots of packages that were originally only available via
> debian-multimedia are now in debian proper.
> debian and debian-multimedia are not coordinated (nor associated) in any
> way, this basically means that if you add debian-multimedia to your
> apt-sources you are asking for trouble.
honestly this is the first time I encounter problems. But you do have a
good point there.
> this is why i have dumped d-m on all the computers i'm maintaining for
> some time now.
> if you really need it (i think, apart from some codecs, decent
> dvd-authoring tools are still only available via d-m)
well codecs + e.g. cinelerra-cv is quite a bit of stuff.
> you might try:
> - - remove d-m from your apt-list
> - - remove all (now obsolete) packages that you intalled from d-m
> - - install debian's native multimedia packages (e.g. gem), without any
> dependency hell
> - - re-add d-m to your apt-list
> - - use apt-pinning  to avoid installing d-m packages if not requested
But won't one have problems the other way round with d-m packages
usually being more updated not installing due to out-dated libs in the
standard repos? I guess.
>  e.g. http://jaqque.sbih.org/kplug/apt-pinning.html
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