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Author Topic: missing dependency for Firefox 3.6.7 [solved]  (Read 772 times)
gizmo
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« on: July 28, 2010, 05:36:14 pm »

new install of VL 6.0 gold

I have gone to Gslapt, selected update, then install all upgrades.

Firefox remains at version 3.0.6

In Gslapt again I try to install Firefox 3.6.7 (it's there in the list) but I get an error message:
"excluding Firefox due to dependency failure.  firefox: Depends: freetype >= 2.4.1-i586-1vl60

When I look at freetype in Gslapt, the latest version shown is 2.3.12 and that is installed.

I don't know what repository I am using, or how to change to other repositories.

Thanks
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hata_ph
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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2010, 06:36:20 pm »

Did you enable the testing repo in your gslapt or slapt-get?
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gizmo
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« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2010, 06:54:00 pm »

no, I thought for a basic, low-understanding user like me that putting my toe in the testing repo was fraught with danger...?

Should I?
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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2010, 09:48:30 pm »

You can enable testing and just get the package you want.  I don't think I'd get "everything" from there.  Then "unable" testing and do normal updates. 
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gizmo
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« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2010, 04:18:55 am »

thanks, that did the trick.
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