[TriLUG] resolving a dependency
jonc at nc.rr.com
Tue Apr 13 09:54:06 EDT 2004
On Tue, 2004-04-13 at 08:09, Marvin Blackburn wrote:
> I keep running into this issue.
> I try to load a package, say packageX. When I try to install, it says that
> i need fileY to resolve
> some dependency. How can I find the package that might contain that fileY,
> so I can install packageX.
> If a previous version of the file is on the system, you can often see what
> package it was associated with.
> But if the file is not there, what do you do.
> Any help would be appreciated.
This is why folks use tools like Up2date or Apt or Yum. They have lists
of files/dependencies and will automatically apply them for you.
If you are using rpm's you can use rpmfind.net to find a package that
contains a specific file.
Good Luck - Jon Carnes
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