Bug#798341: [inkscape] impossible to install inkscape

Fabian Greffrath fabian at debian.org
Thu Sep 10 07:23:24 UTC 2015

Am Mittwoch, den 09.09.2015, 14:46 +0200 schrieb Marco Righi:
> Moreover, a pure Debian testing freezes on a Supermicro board after
> the installation at the first reboot. The problem has born during
> these day so I think that it is bind to the new Debian release. The
> board works fine with the last LST Ubuntu Server distribution (and
> worked fine using Debian testing before of September 2015).

Do you really believe that simply dropping this information in a bug
report about inkscape will help?

> Please write me if you need more information.

I believe that _you_ need more information.

The inkscape package depends on some libaries that are entangled in a
_huge_ ABI transition that is currently going on in unstable. This
transition involves renaming of the library packages and conflicting
with the old versions. While some of the libraries that inkscape
depends on have already migrated to testing, the inkscape package that
has been rebuilt against these libraries (version 0.91-5+b2) has not

As I have already suggested yesterday, please be patient until inkscape
0.91-5+b2 migrates to testing.

 - Fabian
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