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Re: [vox-tech] dpkg & checkinstall dependency fight
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Re: [vox-tech] dpkg & checkinstall dependency fight

On Monday 21 August 2006 16:18, Alex Mandel wrote:
> So I'm doing a bunch of custom work with migrating Zope sites.
> No biggy but I'm playing with a lot of versions at once, from source
> of course, since I don't know how you would get a package manager to
> play nice here.
> I ran into a little snag though.
> I built several *.deb using checkinstall and giving them each
> different program names so they don't override each other.
> However after the 1st one which seemed to go just fine, I'm getting
> an error where dkpg fails because my install is trying to overwrite
> /usr/bin/pyhton2.3
> How do I make checkinstall not include python in it and rather rely
> on the system to provide it? It's inherently a little odd since Zope
> does rely on python very heavily for the installation.
> I imagine if I just do make install instead that it won't be an
> issue, but I'm not sure I know how to remove an install done in this
> manner when I want to clean up later.

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Ken Bloom. PhD candidate. Linguistic Cognition Laboratory.
Department of Computer Science. Illinois Institute of Technology.

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