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Re: Evolution is missing icons in GUI and crashes - maybe dbus issue
On Jan 17, 2008 4:13 PM, Steven M. Bellovin <smb%cs.columbia.edu@localhost>
> On Thu, 17 Jan 2008 14:19:38 -0500
> "Doctor Who" <whodoctor%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> > After installing gnome-control-center (still confused as to why that
> > was not done as a dependency of other packages like Evolution)
> Probably just a simple mistake. If that solves your problem, send-pr
> the issue and someone will fix the package.
> As for how the mistake happened -- developing packages with a lot of
> dependencies is difficult, especially if you're working on a machine
> with many packages installed. Did the package work because you got all
> of the dependencies right, or because you just happened to have
> something installed that someone else might not? I had problems with a
> package just two weeks ago because of the maintainer's configuration.
> (OTOH, a couple of years ago I had the opposite problem. I couldn't
> build a particular package because of something else I had installed --
> an unfortunate namespace collision -- but for a long time, the package
> maintainer was very puzzled because he couldn't reproduce my problem.
> Eventually, I figured out that the namespace collision was occurring.)
> --Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
Yes, this fixed it for me. Thanks all for the help.
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