Bug#798341: [inkscape] impossible to install inkscape

Marco Righi marco.righi at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 12:50:06 UTC 2015

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

I think this statement is important to help you become aware that the
problems are widespread. The answer I got is not regarding only
Inkscape but it is a general suggestion.

>> Please write me if you need more information.
> I believe that _you_ need more information.

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

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

I appreciate your suggestion.

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