Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop

From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] dbus upgrade problems
Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2007 01:27:22
In Reply to: [gentoo-desktop] dbus upgrade problems by Lindsay Haisley
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


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