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To:Debian Bug Tracking System From:Claudio Moretti Subject:Bug#671887: gnome-shell breaks itself via gir1.2-gconf-2.0 Date:Mon, 07 May 2012 23:00:25 +0200

Package: gnome-shell
Severity: grave
Justification: renders package unusable

Hash: SHA1

Dear Maintainer,

* What led up to the situation?
gnome-shell was removed with a dist-upgrade because it requires
gir1.2-glib-2.0 which explicitly breaks gnome-shell
claudio@Chuck:~$ apt-cache depends gnome-shell
Depends: gir1.2-glib-2.0
claudio@Chuck:~$ apt-cache depends gir1.2-glib-2.0
Breaks: gnome-shell

Also, gnome-shell complains about not being able to install libcogl5,
but this seems to be impossible

root@Chuck:~# apt-get install -s libcogl5 gnome-shell
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
gnome-shell : Depends: gir1.2-clutter-1.0 but it is not going to be
Depends: gir1.2-coglpango-1.0 but it is not going to be
Depends: gir1.2-mutter-3.0 (>= 3.2) but it is not going
to be installed
Depends: libclutter-1.0-0 (>= 1.7.6) but it is not going
to be installed
Depends: libcogl-pango0 (>= 1.7.4) but it is not going to
be installed
Depends: libmutter0 (>= 3.2) but it is not going to be
Depends: libmutter0 (< 3.3) but it is not going to be
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

* What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
When I rebooted, my system was in fallback mode and I didn't have
gnome-shell, so I tried to reinstall gnome-shell by forcing libcogl5 installation, but it didn't work

* What was the outcome of this action?
(see simulation above)

* What outcome did you expect instead?
gnome-shell installed and working

- -- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (1001, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages gnome-shell depends on:
ii dconf-gsettings-backend [gsettings-backend] 0.12.1-1
ii gconf-service 3.2.5-1
ii gir1.2-accountsservice-1.0 0.6.15-4
ii gir1.2-atk-1.0 2.4.0-2
ii gir1.2-caribou-1.0 0.4.2-2
ii gir1.2-clutter-1.0 1.10.4-3
ii gir1.2-cogl-1.0 1.10.2-3
ii gir1.2-coglpango-1.0 1.10.2-3
ii gir1.2-folks-0.6 0.6.8-2
ii gir1.2-freedesktop 1.32.1-1
ii gir1.2-gconf-2.0 3.2.5-1
ii gir1.2-gdkpixbuf-2.0 2.26.1-1
ii gir1.2-gee-1.0 0.6.4-1
ii gir1.2-gkbd-3.0
ii gir1.2-glib-2.0 1.32.1-1
ii gir1.2-gmenu-3.0
ii gir1.2-gnomebluetooth-1.0 3.2.2-1
ii gir1.2-gtk-3.0 3.4.1-2
ii gir1.2-json-1.0 0.14.2-1
ii gir1.2-mutter-3.0 3.2.2-3
ii gir1.2-networkmanager-1.0
ii gir1.2-pango-1.0 1.30.0-1
ii gir1.2-polkit-1.0 0.105-1
ii gir1.2-soup-2.4 2.38.1-2
ii gir1.2-telepathyglib-0.12 0.18.1-2
ii gir1.2-telepathylogger-0.2 0.4.0-1
ii gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0 0.9.16-2
ii gjs 1.32.0-2
ii gnome-bluetooth 3.2.2-1
ii gnome-icon-theme-symbolic 3.4.0-2
ii gnome-settings-daemon 3.2.2-3
ii gnome-shell-common
ii gsettings-desktop-schemas 3.4.1-2
ii libatk1.0-0 2.4.0-2
ii libc6 2.13-32
ii libcairo-gobject2 1.12.2-1
ii libcairo2 1.12.2-1
ii libcamel-1.2-29 3.2.2-3
ii libcanberra0 0.28-4
ii libclutter-1.0-0 1.10.4-3
ii libcogl-pango0 1.10.2-3
ii libcogl5 <none>
ii libcroco3 0.6.5-1
ii libdbus-1-3 1.5.12-1
ii libdbus-glib-1-2 0.98-1
ii libdrm2 2.4.33-1
ii libebook-1.2-12 3.2.2-3
ii libecal-1.2-10 3.2.2-3
ii libedataserver-1.2-15 3.2.2-3
ii libedataserverui-3.0-1 3.2.2-3
ii libffi5 3.0.10-3
ii libfolks25 0.6.8-2
ii libfontconfig1 2.9.0-3
ii libfreetype6 2.4.9-1
ii libgconf-2-4 3.2.5-1
ii libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 2.26.1-1
ii libgee2 0.6.4-1
ii libgirepository-1.0-1 1.32.1-1
ii libgjs0b [libgjs0-libmozjs185-1.0] 1.32.0-2
ii libgl1-mesa-glx [libgl1] 8.0.2-2
ii libglib2.0-0 2.32.2-1
ii libgnome-desktop-3-2 3.4.1-2
ii libgnome-keyring0 3.4.1-1
ii libgnome-menu-3-0
ii libgstreamer0.10-0 0.10.36-1
ii libgtk-3-0 3.4.1-2
ii libical0 0.48-1
ii libjson-glib-1.0-0 0.14.2-1
ii libmozjs185-1.0 1.8.5-1.0.0+dfsg-3
ii libmutter0 3.2.2-3
ii libnm-glib4
ii libnm-util2
ii libnspr4-0d 4.9-1
ii libnss3-1d 3.13.4-1
ii libpango1.0-0 1.30.0-1
ii libpolkit-agent-1-0 0.105-1
ii libpolkit-gobject-1-0 0.105-1
ii libpulse-mainloop-glib0 1.1-3.2
ii libpulse0 1.1-3.2
ii libsoup2.4-1 2.38.1-2
ii libsqlite3-0 3.7.11-3
ii libstartup-notification0 0.12-1
ii libtelepathy-glib0 0.18.1-2
ii libtelepathy-logger2 0.4.0-1
ii libx11-6 2:
ii libxcomposite1 1:0.4.3-2
ii libxdamage1 1:1.1.3-2
ii libxext6 2:1.3.1-2
ii libxfixes3 1:5.0-4
ii libxi6 2:1.6.0-1
ii libxml2 2.7.8.dfsg-9
ii python 2.7.2-10
ii telepathy-mission-control-5 1:5.10.1-2

Versions of packages gnome-shell recommends:
ii gnome-contacts 3.4.1-1
ii gnome-control-center 1:3.2.2-3+b1
ii gnome-session-fallback 3.4.1-1
ii gnome-themes-standard 3.4.1-2

gnome-shell suggests no packages.

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