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Re: Synaptic and apt problems...



Synaptic works again. 

I ran yum update this afternoon and there was a new synaptic package in
the list to update.  I allowed it to install and now synaptic works
fine.

Kim 




On Sun, 2006-05-28 at 12:19 +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-05-27 at 13:27 -0600, Kim Lux wrote:
> > On Sat, 2006-05-27 at 11:58 +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> > > What does 'rpm -q apt synaptic' say?
> > > 
> > >         - Panu -
> > > 
> > 
> > $ rpm -q synaptic
> > synaptic-0.57.2-1.fc4
> > 
> > $ rpm -q apt
> > apt-0.5.15lorg3.1-5.fc4
> > 
> > 
> > I've tried several version of synaptic, all with the same result. 
> 
> Synaptic needs some patches to work with repomd and you need to have
> synaptic built against the very exact version of apt (due to apt soname
> not having changed when it really should have), eg:
> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/extras/4/i386/synaptic-0.57.2-5.0.fc4.i386.rpm
> 
> Also make sure you don't have any locally installed libapt-pkg or synaptic versions lying
> around. If the above version still behaves strangely it starts sounding like a real bug.
> 
> 	- Panu -
> 
-- 
Kim Lux,  Diesel Research Inc.



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