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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donnie Berkholz [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: 02 February 2007 01:24
> To: email@example.com
> 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.
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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