Bug#837130: vim package cannot be installed because of missing dependency

James McCoy jamessan at debian.org
Fri Sep 9 10:40:59 UTC 2016

On Fri, Sep 09, 2016 at 08:26:44AM +0200, Francesc Zacarias wrote:
>    * I upgraded my packages via apt-get update/dist-upgrade as usual.

That was the first mistake. ;) You should typically only use upgrade.
When it looks like you need to use dist-upgrade, double check what it's
going to do first. :)

>    vim got uninstalled because a new vim package was released but one
>    of its dependencies could not be installed due to not being
>    available in the repos: vim-runtime (= 2:7.4.2330-1).

Yeah, that's because a test failed during the build.  I have a fix for
that.  Just working on a few other bits before uploading.

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