E:Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages.

Bug #251783 reported by Sami Saada on 2008-07-25
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Update manager told me to do this. It happened a moment ago.

EDIT: I got same message until I removed one list, which returns 302.

description: updated
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

Could you please attach your /etc/apt/sources.list ? Could you also please open a terminal window and type:
$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
and attach the output?

Changed in update-manager:
status: New → Incomplete
William (willylindsay) wrote :

Had same problem and didn't understand Sami's "EDIT" Output for $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade is:

Calculating upgrade... Failed
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  python-zodb: Depends: python-zopeinterface
E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages.

William (willylindsay) wrote :

Have had the same problem on different computer at work now...

Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

@William, this particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 250751. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report.

@Sami, if it's still an issue then could you please attach the file requested by Michael ?


Michele Mangili (mangilimic) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to "New". Thanks again!

Changed in update-manager:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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