[Pkg-e-devel] Bug#528340: python-edje: not installable because of missing E17 dependencies

Luca Capello luca at pca.it
Tue May 12 09:27:24 UTC 2009

Package: python-edje
Version: 0.2.1+dfsg-1
Severity: important
User: pkg-fso-maint at lists.alioth.debian.org
Usertags: package-dependencies

Hi there!

Since the last E17 libraries upload (, python-edje cannot
be installed anymore:
(sid-amd64)root at gismo:/$ apt-get install python-edje
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  python-edje: Depends: libedje0 but it is not installable
E: Broken packages
(sid-amd64)root at gismo:/$

This because the new libedje* packages have changed their name:
(sid-amd64)root at gismo:/$ dpkg -l libedje\*
||/ Name                   Version
un  libedje-bin            <none>
ii  libedje-svn-01
(sid-amd64)root at gismo:/$

Strangely enough, while other E17 libraries from the same snapshot
provides the old libraries names (e.g. libevas-svn-01 -> libevas0), this
is not the case for the edje ones.  While a better thing would have
been to file this bug to edje instead, I guess that there is a specific
reason for this situation.

Note that this breakage mostly affects Debian on the Openmoko
smartphones, since the FreeSmartphone.Org stack heavily depends on E17

Thx, bye,
Gismo / Luca

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.29-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
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