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From: "Nelson, David \(ED, PAR&D\)" <David.Nelson2@...>
Subject: RE: dbus upgrade problems
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 10:07:42 -0000
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donnie Berkholz [mailto:dberkholz@g.o]
> Sent: 02 February 2007 01:24
> To: gentoo-desktop@g.o
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] dbus upgrade problems
> 
> 
> Lindsay Haisley wrote:
> > I'm trying to do an upgrade on my Gentoo desktop system.  
> One of the pieces 
> > that's in need of upgrading is dbus, from v0.62-r2 to 
> v1.0.2, and in fact the 
> > former blocks the latter so I can't upgrade anything else 
> until I do the dbus 
> > upgrade.  revdep-rebuild indicates that dozens of packages 
> are broken by the 
> > dbus upgrade!
> > 
> > The most important of these packages for my work is 
> evolution, which is flakey 
> > at best and drives me crazy at times, but I depend on it so 
> I'm careful to not 
> > do anything to disable it.  So I upgraded dbus, and then 
> tried to upgrade 
> > evolution, but the ebuild fails with the following:
> > I downversioned dbus to where it was before and things are 
> working normally 
> > again, but I'm stuck until I can figure out how to 
> re-emerge evolution if I 
> > upgrade dbus.  Can anyone advise me?
> 
> Evolution could get that dependency from another library it 
> uses, which
> in turn uses dbus. You really need to run the full revdep-rebuild.
> 
> Thanks,
> Donnie
> 
> 

Another vote here for revdep-rebuild. It fixed all my issues after the dbus upgrade. There are a *lot* of packages that will need rebuilt but I suggest just leaving it overnight to fix everything (it's what I did).

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djn

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