Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 10/22/08 23:34, JoeHill wrote:
> > JoeHill wrote:
> >> Question is, is there some way to find out more info on what packages are
> >> preventing HAL from being installed? Or _is_ that the question...? Not
> >> sure.
> > ...forgot to mention, I did run the 'smart upgrade', but I did not see what
> > the 'proposed removals' were, which is why I'm concerned.
> This is why I never use synaptics, but stick with apt-get, the tool
> that God Intended Us To Use.
> Besides, it will explicitly tell you what the problem packages are.
node1:/home/joehill# apt-get upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
The following packages will be upgraded:
djvulibre-desktop libapr1 libaudio-dev libaudio2 libdjvulibre21
libenchant1c2a libhal-dev libhal-storage1 libhal1 libmono-cairo1.0-cil
libmono-corlib1.0-cil libmono-corlib2.0-cil libmono-data-tds1.0-cil
libmono-data-tds2.0-cil libmono-i18n1.0-cil libmono-i18n2.0-cil
libmono-security1.0-cil libmono-security2.0-cil libmono-sharpzip0.84-cil
libmono-sharpzip2.84-cil libmono-sqlite2.0-cil libmono-system-data1.0-cil
libmono-system-web2.0-cil libmono-system1.0-cil libmono-system2.0-cil
libmono0 libmono1.0-cil libmono2.0-cil libpci3 libperl5.10 libpq5
mono-common mono-gac mono-jit mono-runtime pciutils perl perl-base perl-doc
perl-modules screenlets tzdata
44 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
I'll accept that you're right about apt-get in general, but it's still not
telling me why hal is being held back.
I didn't see anything in the manpage to give me more verbose information. I'm
not saying it's not there, just that I didn't see it
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