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[SLUG] Conflict between deb's & cvs
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- Subject: [SLUG] Conflict between deb's & cvs
- From: Misia Bogacka <misia@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 20:10:19 +1200
- User-agent: Mozilla-Thunderbird 126.96.36.199 (X11/20080509)
I had a conflict between current debs and their deprecated cvs versions.
Advice from various sources was to delete the cvs versions so I deleted
libavcodeccvs51 libavutilcvs49 libpostproccvs51 libswscalecvs0
After a bit of a search I located the latest non-cvs versions in the
and installed them manually.
I found the latest cvs versions at
.. which I believe is Marillat's UCLA depository, and also downloaded
them manually. The latest version is generally '20080610' ..
However, installing the cvs's in place of the older deleted pkgs
gives me the same error msg:
Tohunga:/home/adam/Downloads# dpkg -i
(Reading database ... 317407 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libavcodeccvs51 (from libavcodeccvs51_20080414-0.0_i386.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing libavcodeccvs51_20080414-0.0_i386.deb (--install):
trying to overwrite `/usr/lib/libavcodec.so.51', which is also in
Errors were encountered while processing:
'libavcodec.so.51' is a symlink ..
Tohunga:/usr/lib# ls -la libavcodec.so.51
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 21 2008-06-23 11:08 libavcodec.so.51 ->
.. as are the *.so.* files for the other cvs pkgs.
Also, trying to use mplayer gives me
mplayer: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libavformat.so.51: undefined
At this point I'm not sure what to do next, not wanting to damage the
Can anyone suggest a fix ?