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From: Andrey Vul <andrey.vul@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Trying to solve blockage when trying to install kde-meta-4.1.2
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 16:41:50
Message-Id: e38d12ff0810290941m2eebc1cfo31614c0c0f6d1a8f@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Trying to solve blockage when trying to install kde-meta-4.1.2 by Rafael Barrera Oro
1 On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 12:33 PM, Rafael Barrera Oro <borafael@×××××.com> wrote:
2 > Hello people, i tried to install kde-meta-4.1.2 and i ran across a few
3 > problems. The thing is that some packages are blocking packages required for
4 > the installation
5 >
6 > The following is output of portage when displaying the blocking packages
7 >
8 > [uninstall ] app-crypt/qca-1.0-r2 [?]
9 > [blocks b ] <app-crypt/qca-1.0-r3 ("<app-crypt/qca-1.0-r3" is blocking
10 > app-crypt/qca-2.0.1-r1)
11 > [blocks B ] <=x11-libs/qt-4.4.0_alpha:4 ("<=x11-libs/qt-4.4.0_alpha:4"
12 > is blocking x11-libs/qt-script-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-dbus-4.4.2,
13 > x11-libs/qt-qt3support-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-sql-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-gui-4.4.2,
14 > x11-libs/qt-svg-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-test-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-core-4.4.2,
15 > x11-libs/qt-webkit-4.4.2, x11-libs/qt-opengl-4.4.2)
16 > [blocks B ] <sys-fs/udev-114 ("<sys-fs/udev-114" is blocking
17 > media-gfx/sane-backends-1.0.19-r2, media-libs/libgphoto2-2.4.2)
18
19 > My usual solution for problems of this kind is to mercilessly unmerge any
20 > packages that stand in my way, but, considering we are talking about
21 > packages like qt and udev, i must admit i do not dare to follow my usual
22 > strategy.
23 AFAIK, only KDE4 uses Qt 4.
24 Unmerge x11-libs/qt:4 and emerge the split qt.
25 Unless you don't have qt installed, then something's weird.
26
27 Can you post the output of eix x11-libs/qt -c ?
28
29
30 As long as you don't use USB or any hotplug devices, you can unmerge
31 and remerge udev at will.
32
33 > I guess the paths i can follow are masking some packages or unmerging some
34 > packages, being confronted by such a decision and unsure of what i should
35 > do, i decided to seek your advice.
36 Make backups, then do what you usually do.
37
38 --
39 Andrey Vul
40
41 A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
42 Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
43 A: Top-posting.
44 Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?

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Re: [gentoo-user] Trying to solve blockage when trying to install kde-meta-4.1.2 Alan McKinnon <alan.mckinnon@×××××.com>