Bug#793918: libavcodec-dev: not coinstallable with libavcodec-ffmpeg-extra56

Patrice Duroux duroux.patrice at orange.fr
Tue Jul 28 21:04:16 UTC 2015

Package: libavcodec-dev
Version: 7:2.7.2-1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

*** Reporter, please consider answering these questions, where appropriate ***

   * What led up to the situation?

Having libavcodec-ffmpeg-extra56 installed instead of libavcodec-ffmpeg56.

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or

apt-get install libavcodec-dev

   * What was the outcome of this action?

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 libavcodec-dev : Depends: libavcodec-ffmpeg56 (= 7:2.7.2-1) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

   * What outcome did you expect instead?


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May be having depends like : libavcodec-ffmpeg56 | libavcodec-ffmpeg-extra56
would help.

Many regards,

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.1.0-trunk-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.utf8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages libavcodec-dev depends on:
pn  libavcodec-ffmpeg56  <none>
ii  libavutil-dev        7:2.7.2-1
ii  libswresample-dev    7:2.7.2-1

libavcodec-dev recommends no packages.

libavcodec-dev suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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