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Re: [SLE] KDE 2-2 Dependency Hell
  • From: "Fergus Wilde" <fwilde@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2001 11:30:04 +0100
  • Message-id: <005a01c13075$91572980$e5195882@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I had good luck by simply forcing the install using --nodeps and --force
arguments to rpm. I used rpm -Fvh or -Uvh to upgrade all the packages,
starting with libwhatever, qt, then kdelibs, kdebase, and the rest. Did
you put on those funny little libogg, libvorbis, libdoodliesquat library
collections found on the SuSE site? The dependencies all appear to sort
themselves out once you've got all the packages on. Then ran
SuSEconfig, and the job was done. What's more, I did the upgrading from
within kde 2.1. It didn't seem to care.

Why not give it a whizz?
Best
Fergus


----- Original Message -----
From: "Harrell, Tim" <HarrelT1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "'SuseLinux'" <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2001 10:36 AM
Subject: [SLE] KDE 2-2 Dependency Hell


> I have tried to upgrade my KDE 2.1.2 system to KDE 2.2 using all the
> base packages supplied on the SuSE KDE Update page.
>
> The problem is that the base packages don't seem to be self-contained.
> ie they require capabilities which are not present in the other (2.2)
> packages or installed on the existing system.
>
> An example is the kdelibs-artsd package which is one of the
requirements
> of the 2.2 kdebase (libarts, etc).
> This package requires libmcop_mt.so.0.
> However none of the other 2.2 packages provide this and it is not on
my
> system so where am I supposed to find it?
>
> The same is true of cups which requires libcups.so.2
>
> There are lots more examples like this: I had to back out my last
> (forced upgrade attempt) by removing and reinstalling KDE 2.1.2 back
> onto the system.
>
> So what am I missing guys? (I'm running 7.2 and got the updates from
the
> 7.2 KDE page).
>
> _________________________________________________________
> Tim Harrell
>
>
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