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[Fink-users] Re(2): Installing dbus Fails Emily Jackson Mon Jun 22 01:03:09 2009

At 2:18 PM -0500 on Saturday, June 20, 2009, Alexander Hansen

>Emily Jackson wrote:
>> When I tried to install the latest version of dbus, I got the following
>> message:
>> Unpacking replacement dbus ...
>> Preparing to replace dbus-shlibs 1.2.6-1 (using .../dbus-
>> shlibs_1.2.12-10_darwin-powerpc.deb) ...
>> Unpacking replacement dbus-shlibs ...
>> Preparing to replace dbus-dev 1.2.6-1 (using .../dbus-
>> dev_1.2.12-10_darwin-powerpc.deb) ...
>> Unpacking replacement dbus-dev ...
>> Setting up dbus-shlibs (1.2.12-10) ...
>> Setting up dbus-dev (1.2.12-10) ...
>> Setting up dbus (1.2.12-10) ...
>> Reading buildlock packages...
>> Could not resolve inconsistent dependencies!
>> Fink isn't sure how to install the above packages safely. You may be
able to
>> fix things by running:
>>   fink scanpackages
>>   sudo apt-get update
>>   sudo apt-get install dbus-dev=1.2.6-1
>> I performed the first 2 steps above, and then when I tried the third
>> step, I got the following error:
>> sudo apt-get install dbus-dev=1.2.6-1
>> Reading Package Lists... Done
>> Building Dependency Tree... Done
>> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
>> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
>> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
>> or been moved out of Incoming.
>> Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
>> the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
>> that package should be filed.
>> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
>> Sorry, but the following packages have unmet dependencies:
>>   dbus-dev: Depends: dbus-shlibs (= 1.2.6-1) but 1.2.12-10 is to be
>> E: Sorry, broken packages
>> (I am running Mac OS X 10.4.11.)
>> Thanks,
>> Emily
>It's mysterious to me why Fink would have you try to downgrade dbus-dev,
>unless you had another build going or something like that.
>Try just removing dbus-dev and running "fink update dbus".  If it says
>"no packages to install" then you're probably OK.

I removed dbus-dev and then ran "fink update dbus"; the result was "no
packages to install."


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