sid trouble

Thorsten Glaser t.glaser at
Tue Aug 13 14:59:45 BST 2019

On Tue, 13 Aug 2019, Thorsten Glaser wrote:

> I still can’t upgrade though: policykit-1 (= 0.105-26) now
> Depends on default-logind | logind, but elogind (= 241.3-1+debian1)
> does not Provides logind yet.

My favourite thing worked though:

Edit /var/lib/dpkg/status, find the elogind Package block, and
add the Provides: logind line.


tglase at tglase:~ $ sudo apt-get --purge install policykit-1 policykit-1-without-systemd-
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Starting pkgProblemResolver with broken count: 1
Starting 2 pkgProblemResolver with broken count: 1
Investigating (0) libpolkit-backend-1-0:x32 < 0.105-25 @ii mK Ib >
Broken libpolkit-backend-1-0:x32 Depends on libpolkit-gobject-1-0:x32 < 0.105-25 -> 0.105-26 @ii umU > (= 0.105-25)
  Considering libpolkit-gobject-1-0:x32 14 as a solution to libpolkit-backend-1-0:x32 -2
  Removing libpolkit-backend-1-0:x32 rather than change libpolkit-gobject-1-0:x32
The following additional packages will be installed:
  libpolkit-agent-1-0 libpolkit-gobject-1-0
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  libpolkit-backend-1-0* policykit-1-without-systemd*
The following NEW packages will be installed:
The following packages will be upgraded:
  libpolkit-agent-1-0 libpolkit-gobject-1-0
2 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 2 to remove and 8 not upgraded.
Need to get 171 kB of archives.
After this operation, 132 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] 

The question…

> Why?

… remains, though.

Will try to continue this way and see where we’ll end up,
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