slime: Required feature arc-mode was not provided (xemacs21)

Bug #478418 reported by Paul on 2009-11-08
This bug affects 11 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
slime (Debian)
Fix Released
slime (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: xemacs21

Don't know exactly why the failure occurred. Only that it occurred during upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to Ubuntu 9,10. Am now getting a possibly related message that the upgrade is now aborting and that my system may now be in an unstable state.

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Nov 8 06:51:38 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
 ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: xemacs21-mule 21.4.22-2ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.28-16.55-generic
SourcePackage: xemacs21
Title: package xemacs21-mule 21.4.22-2ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade:
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-16-generic i686

Paul (pvatkins) wrote :
Xolotl Loki (xoloki) wrote :

This happened for me as well during a 9.04 to 9.10 upgrade. I reported via ubuntu-bug, so hopefully all my system information has already been attached.

On my system, the upgrade failed due to this:

 Compiling /usr/share/xemacs21/site-lisp/slime/slime.el...
 While compiling toplevel forms in file /usr/share/xemacs21/site-lisp/slime/slime.el:
   !! error (("Required feature arc-mode was not provided"))
 >>Error occurred processing slime.el:
 Required feature arc-mode was not provided

xemacs still works for me, though I don't (knowingly) use the failing slime.el.

era (era) wrote :

Reassigning to the slime package

affects: xemacs21 (Ubuntu) → slime (Ubuntu)
summary: - package xemacs21-mule 21.4.22-2ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade:
+ slime: Required feature arc-mode was not provided (xemacs21)
Conor (conor-home+launchpad) wrote :

This also happened to me. I had upgraded from 9.04 to 9.10 and later attempted to install slime.

era (era) wrote : contains a diagnosis. It appears that upstream worked on this already in 2008, so upgrading to a more recent upstream version may be sufficient to fix this.

era (era) wrote :

See also bug #515630

tags: added: dist-upgrade
Changed in slime (Debian):
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in slime (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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