[Pkg-phototools-devel] Bug#695117: libilmbase6: Multiarch not supported making googleearth uninstallable

Anders Boström anders at netinsight.net
Tue Dec 4 11:41:37 UTC 2012

Package: libilmbase6
Version: 1.0.1-4
Severity: normal

libilmbase6:i386 can't be installed if libilmbase6:amd64 is installed:

sid:~# env -u LC_ALL aptitude install libilmbase6:i386
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libilmbase6:i386{b} libstdc++6:i386{a} 
0 packages upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 4 not upgraded.
Need to get 124 kB/470 kB of archives. After unpacking 1661 kB will be used.
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 libilmbase6 : Conflicts: libilmbase6:i386 but 1.0.1-4 is to be installed.
 libilmbase6:i386 : Conflicts: libilmbase6 but 1.0.1-4 is installed.
The following actions will resolve these dependencies:

     Remove the following packages:               
1)     gimp                                       
2)     libgegl-0.2-0                              
3)     libilmbase6                                
4)     libmagickcore5-extra                       
5)     libopenexr6                                

     Leave the following dependencies unresolved: 
6)     gimp-data recommends gimp                  
7)     imagemagick recommends libmagickcore5-extra

Accept this solution? [Y/n/q/?] q

I tried to get googleearth working again on my amd64 system, by
building a i386-package of googleearth (DEB_BUILD_ARCH=i386
make-googleearth-package) and then install it. But googleearth is
dependent on libfreeimage3:i386, in turn dependent on

/ Anders

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (70, 'testing-proposed-updates'), (60, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to sv_SE.UTF8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages libilmbase6 depends on:
ii  libc6       2.13-37
ii  libgcc1     1:4.7.2-4
ii  libstdc++6  4.7.2-4

libilmbase6 recommends no packages.

libilmbase6 suggests no packages.

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