[Freewx-maint] Bug#567515: Bug#567515: python-wxgtk2.6 fails to install

Ryan Niebur ryanryan52 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 17:05:31 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 11:23:17AM +0000, -=}*/{=- wrote:
>    On 30 January 2010 01:27, Ryan Niebur <ryan at debian.org> wrote:
>      forcemerge 566960 567515
>      quit
>      On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 03:49:00PM +0000, Rui Damas wrote:
>      > Package: python-wxgtk2.6
>      > Version:
>      > Severity: grave
>      > Justification: renders package unusable
>      >
>      > The bug has been reported already...
>      >
>      then why would you report it again?
>    A 
>    To reinforce... be one more to report it.
>    A 

in the future when you want to do that you should reply to an existing
report instead of creating a new one.

you should also read the existing bug report. you would have seen this:

where I say "I will fix this when I get home tonight" (meaning that
I've understood the bug report and see the problem. no need to tell me
that it happens for you to, it already happens for me).

and this:

where I actually fixed it.

>      its already been reported AND FIXED.
>    Was it when I sent?... sorry for not noticing...
>    it's was the first time that i used Reportbug (i'm looking at it now and u
>    r right).
>    ... and at the time i sent it was not fixed for me.

yes. it's been fixed in unstable since the 27th.

>      > For the time being i did:
>      >
>      > cd /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages
>      > ln -s ../../python2.5/site-packages/wxversion.py
>      >
>      > .... and it instaled fine.
>      >
>      or you could do it the right way and simply upgrade python-wxversion
>      first or install python-wxgtk2.6 instead of the older
>      broken version...
>    A 
>    Sorry if I can not install something that is not in the repository... I
>    just reloaded the package list and there is a python-wxgtk2.6
> :P
>    You must use a more updated repository... please tell-me which is so I can
>    use it and avoid comments like this of yours :)
>    I'm currently using: http://http.us.debian.org/debian/
>    I just went and try to use Synaptic to configure it to download from the
>    Main Server... I think I found another bug... The check boxes in that tab
>    (first one) are not working (though checkboxes work on all other tabs).

it's still broken in squeeze. sid has the fixed packages.

the fixed package hopefully will come to squeeze within a few days.

>      but sure, feel free to do things the hard way...
>    A 
>    Writing a "ln -s" is not that hard :)
>    A 


Ryan Niebur
ryanryan52 at gmail.com
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