[arch-general] heimdal dependency preventing upgrade? (it's not even installed? )

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Jun 2 02:09:12 EDT 2012

On 02/06/12 15:56, David C. Rankin wrote:
> guys,
>   Trying to update tonight and I ran into a problem where the install failed due
> to a heimdal dependency. heimdal isn't even installed. The output looked like:
> 00:48 nirvana:~> pmsu -w
> :: Synchronizing package databases...
>  core is up to date
>  extra is up to date
>  community is up to date
>  archlinuxfr is up to date
>  aaany is up to date
>  aapkg is up to date
>  kdemod3 is up to date
> :: Starting full system upgrade...
> warning: audiofile: ignoring package upgrade (0.3.2-1 => 0.3.4-1)
> warning: shadow: ignoring package upgrade ( => 4.1.5-4)
> :: Replace sqlite3-doc with extra/sqlite-doc? [Y/n]
> :: Replace sqlite3-tcl with extra/sqlite-tcl? [Y/n]
> :: Replace udev with core/systemd-tools? [Y/n]
> resolving dependencies...
> warning: dependency cycle detected:
> warning: systemd-tools will be installed before its util-linux dependency
> error: failed to prepare transaction (could not satisfy dependencies)
> :: kdemod3-kdelibs: requires heimdal
> :: kdemod3-kdesdk-base: requires heimdal
>   The odd part is I've been using this save desktop for 2 years as we work
> toward the next 3.14 TDE release coming shortly. Whey would heimdal suddenly
> appear as a dependency when it was never complained about as a dependency before?
>   Any thoughts of where to look? Could this be triggered by udev deletion? How?
> What say the experts?

Because krb5 no longer provides it.  Whoever is maintaining the kdemod3
packages had a very long time to replace heimdal with krb5...

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