On Monday 09 September 2013 18:21:51 xinouch wrote:
> Package: ktorrent
> Version: 4.2.1-1+b1
> Severity: normal
> Tags: d-i
> 
> Dear Maintainer,
> 
> I wonder if there is a problem of dependency in the package ktorrent in
> experimental. actually, ktorrent 4.3.1-1 depends on libkworkspace4abi1
> while ktorrent 4.2.1 (in sid) depends on libkworkspace4abi2 (a more recent
> one). Moreover, libkworkspace4abi1 doesn't exist in experimental, nor in
> Sid (while libkworkspace4abi2 does).
> 
> I sent you an email, but I didn't have any answers.
> 
> Thank you for your time !

Welcome to experimental ;-)

The explanation is quite simple: when ktorrent 4.3.1-1 was uploaded to 
experimental it wascompiled against libkworkspace4abi1, which was possibly the 
version in unstable at that time.

Later KDE was updated and so came libkworkspace4abi2. Of course ktorrent from 
experimental becomes uninstallable, but as it is a version from experimental, 
this is expected and not considered a bug.

All you can do is wait until the maintainer decides to push ktorrent 4.3.1 or 
any later version to unstable.

I would normally close this non-bug (Debian does not warrants instalability of 
experimental packages), but I'll let Modestas decide (or close it in a couple 
of weeks if necessary)

Kinds regards, Lisandro.


-- 
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lenguaje que eso implica) que los adultos con los que se relacionan. Por lo
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psicólogos, que los políticos y funcionarios de sus comunidades. Eso afectó la
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  Luis Pescetti
  http://www.luispescetti.com/regale-su-obra/

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer
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http://perezmeyer.blogspot.com/

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