sean finney on 6 May 2005 21:27:43 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] libc6 in Debian sarge

hey guys,

On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 04:04:57PM -0400, Jon Nelson wrote:
> I am trying to install OpenGroupware or OGo (
> for sarge and I can't resolve a dependancy for libc6.  I have added their
> URL to /etc/apt/sources.list, updated, and then tried to install it but
> OGo wants libc6-2.3.2.ds1-21.  Quering with 'apt-cache' all I can find is
> libc6-2.3.2.ds1-20.  If I goto
> the version reported is
> libc6-2.3.2.ds1-21.  I have flushed the cache but still no joy.

are you using a local mirror that might not have been updated yet, by any

> Any ideas?

what does this say:

apt-cache policy libc6

On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 04:30:29PM -0400, Chad Waters wrote:
> 2.3.2.ds1-21 was uploaded to Sid on 04/16/2005. That means it got into
> testing very recently (where can you find that information, anyone?).

libc6 is part of the glibc source package, so you can go here:

(you can can actually go do libc6, but it will redirect you to the other page)

i find these qa pages really useful.  when i'm looking to choose between
a couple packages that i don't know much about, i'll usually compare the
upload activity and the number of open bugs between the packages by
using these pages.


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