Can not install open-vm-dkms due to dependency bug

Bug #1281708 reported by Robert C Jennings on 2014-02-18
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open-vm-tools (Ubuntu)
Robert C Jennings

Bug Description

Version 9.4.0-1280544-5ubuntu3 in trusty proposed has an incorrect, unversioned dependency which breaks install of the open-vm-dkms package.

Robert C Jennings (rcj) wrote :

debdiff for proposed fix to correct the control file and allow open-vm-dkms package to be installed.

Robert C Jennings (rcj) wrote :

PPA available @ ppa:rcj/testing

The attachment "open-vm-tools_9.4.0-1280544-5ubuntu4.debdiff" seems to be a debdiff. The ubuntu-sponsors team has been subscribed to the bug report so that they can review and hopefully sponsor the debdiff. If the attachment isn't a patch, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are member of the ~ubuntu-sponsors, unsubscribe the team.

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tags: added: patch
Chris J Arges (arges) wrote :

Sponsored for Trusty.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package open-vm-tools - 2:9.4.0-1280544-5ubuntu4

open-vm-tools (2:9.4.0-1280544-5ubuntu4) trusty; urgency=low

  * Fix package dependancy that broke open-vm-dkms installation.
    (LP: #1281708)
 -- Robert C Jennings <email address hidden> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:57:24 -0600

Changed in open-vm-tools (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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