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packages held back

packages held back

From:
Johan Scheepers
Date:
2011-11-09 @ 18:40
good day,

What may be the cause of this please...

  # apt-get upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
   foomatic-db-engine mplayer vlc vlc-nox vlc-plugin-notify vlc-plugin-pulse
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 6 not upgraded.

  # apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
   foomatic-db-engine mplayer vlc vlc-nox vlc-plugin-notify vlc-plugin-pulse
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 6 not upgraded.

Thanks
Johan

Re: [linuxmint] packages held back

From:
Robert Orzanna
Date:
2011-11-09 @ 18:55
Hello Johan,

It seems that these packages are hold back.

I think that has a specific reason, i.e. compatibility break.

What version of LM are you using?

Read more about holding packages here:


http://www.debianadmin.com/how-to-prevent-a-package-from-being-updated-in-debian.html

Regards,

Robert

2011/11/10 Johan Scheepers <johansche@telkomsa.net>:
> good day,
>
> What may be the cause of this please...
>
>  # apt-get upgrade
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> The following packages have been kept back:
>   foomatic-db-engine mplayer vlc vlc-nox vlc-plugin-notify vlc-plugin-pulse
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 6 not upgraded.
>
>  # apt-get dist-upgrade
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> Calculating upgrade... Done
> The following packages have been kept back:
>   foomatic-db-engine mplayer vlc vlc-nox vlc-plugin-notify vlc-plugin-pulse
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 6 not upgraded.
>
> Thanks
> Johan
>