broken dependency v4l-utils (libv4l-0)

Bug #1260519 reported by San on 2013-12-12
This bug affects 1 person
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v4l-utils (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

1. I suppose Ubuntu Minimal CD 12.04.
2. -
3. After apt-get update, upgrade and dist-upgrade, normal installation of v4l-utils.

vlc@mini:~$ sudo apt-get install v4l-utils
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 v4l-utils : Depends: libv4l-0 (= 0.8.6-1ubuntu1) but 0.8.6-1ubuntu2 is to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

Gregor Jasny (gjasny) wrote :

What's the output of
apt-cache policy libv4l-0
apt-cache policy v4l-utils

It looks like your v4l-utils candiate is from precise and libv4l-0 is from precise-updates:

San (san-plusnet) wrote :

vlc@mini:~$ apt-cache policy libv4l-0
  Installed: 0.8.6-1ubuntu2
  Candidate: 0.8.6-1ubuntu2
  Version table:
 *** 0.8.6-1ubuntu2 0
        500 precise-updates/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     0.8.6-1ubuntu1 0
        500 precise/main i386 Packages
vlc@mini:~$ apt-cache policy v4l-utils
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 0.8.6-1ubuntu1
  Version table:
     0.8.6-1ubuntu1 0
        500 precise/universe i386 Packages

San (san-plusnet) on 2013-12-13
Changed in v4l-utils (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

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tags: added: iso-testing
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