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From: 320095285153-0001@... (Achim Gottinger)
Subject: Re: Autoinstalling dependencies using RC3
Date: Mon Jan 15 09:26:02 2001
Brian Snipes wrote:

> On Sun, 14 Jan 2001 13:31:33 -0700
> drobbins@g.o wrote:
>
> > On Sun, Jan 14, 2001 at 09:58:29AM -0600, Brian Snipes wrote:
> > >
> > > Are there any pkgmerge options or apps that will install dependencies if
> > > needed when installing apps from the RC3 CD?
> > >
> > > Also - when I try to install Gnome, it asks for mc.  When I try to
> > > install mc it asks for virtual/x11-web-browser. What do I need?
> >
> > You need to install something like netscape which will provide
> > virtual/x11-web-browser.  We're a bit behind in this area (we only have
> > Netscape 4.75, not 6... and Mozilla M18 I think).  If you want, just
> > edit the ebuild to remove teh virtual/x11-web-browser dependency
> > and try again.
> >
> > > And - when I try to install kde-base it asks for qt-2.2.2 which isn't on
> > > the cd.
> >
> > I just fixed that so that it's dependent on >=qt-2.2.2, which will allow
> > you to use a newer version.
> >
>
> I had already installed the netscape package but it was still no go with mc.  After I installed Mozilla-M18, mc installed properly.

I took a look in the netscape ebuild and found that there was a missing PROVIDE line. I fixed this.

Bye Achim

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