[PlanetCCRMA] Can't apt-getplanetccrma-audiovideoapps-develfor fc4

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Feb 27 09:31:02 2006

On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 14:59 +0000, BJaY wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-02-26 at 18:03 +0000, BJaY wrote:
> > >> On Sat, 2006-02-25 at 10:46 +0000, BJaY wrote:
> > >>>> Hi, I just tried to get the devel packages for fc4 and apt says the packages
> > >>>> do not exists, I checked the repository manually and see 2005 and 2006
> > >>>> versions, check with apt-get install planetccrma-audiovideoapps, says up to
> > >>>> date.
> > >>>>[MUNCH]
> > >There's two issues (or maybe three?)
> >
> > >a) the problem with the exclusive lock, I assume you are running as root.
> > >Try, for example, just running "rpm -q -a", does it run and finish? Check
> > >that you don't have any hung rpm or apt processes that may be using the
> > >apt database. If there are no processes then maybe you exited improperly
> > >from rpm (or it crashed badly), check to see what you have in:
> > >   ls -l /var/lib/rpm
> > >if you have files named __db.* then erase them.
> >
> > >b) the problem with the fox library, there is a known conflict with
> > >freshrpms, fox and rezound (freshrpms has a newer version of fox that
> > >conflicts with rezound from Planet CCRMA)
> >
> > >c) not finding planetccrma-audiovideoapps-devel: make sure that you do
> > >have the Planet CCRMA repositories in your configuration files (maybe you
> > >commented them out temporarily?)
> >
> > >BTW, "-devel" will install most of the Planet CCRMA devel packages but
> > >perhaps not the ones you need. It is a good start, of course.
> >
> > OK, fixed the lock problem OK. I think when I did a dist-upgrade, a new
> > version of apt came in, and renamed my planetccrma.list to
> > planetccrma.list.rpmsave, I renamed it back and the package was found. Now
> > I've got unsatisfied dependancies alsaplayer-devel & fox-devel. I did a
> full
> > install of FC4 to try to avoid problems with missing packages.
> >> Could you be more specific about the exact messages you are getting?
> [root@localhost utility]# apt-get install planetccrma-audiovideoapps-devel
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
> Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
> the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
> that package should be filed.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>   planetccrma-audiovideoapps-devel: Depends: alsaplayer-devel but it is not
> going to be installed
>                                     Depends: fox-devel but it is not going
> to be installed
> E: Broken packages

Ok, now we can try to get more specific messages:
  apt-get install alsaplayer-devel
and then
  apt-get install fox-devel
those should give a bit more specific messages about incompatibilities.

-- Fernando