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I'm trying to get the deb repository for
libjansson4 which includes version 2.6-1, but when I go to this page here https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/utopic/amd64/libjansson-dev/2.6-1 I can't get the PPA repository so I can add it to my repositories to download it to my system.
I currently have and old outdated version of
libjansson4 on 2.4, and I need 2.5 or greater to try compile this software that depends on it. I did however come to another page which has the libjansson4 >=2.6-1 and it's amd64 build, but when I go to run that deb package I get error saying it has unmet dependencies because it requires libjansson4 to be >=2.5 and up.
Selecting previously unselected package libjansson-dev:amd64. (Reading database ... 303860 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking libjansson-dev:amd64 (from .../libjansson-dev_2.6-1_amd64.deb) ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libjansson-dev:amd64: libjansson-dev:amd64 depends on libjansson4 (= 2.6-1); however: Version of libjansson4:amd64 on system is 2.4-1. dpkg: error processing libjansson-dev:amd64 (--install): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Errors were encountered while processing: libjansson-dev:amd64
checking around and I can't seem to get a hold of the debian repositories so I can add them, just where are they and why is it so difficult to get a hold of?
it's really annoying that the current repositories are so outdated, yet on the actual main sources where they can be obtained they have them constantly updated as they release them, more so annoying they don't provide any instructions on how to add their ppa because they didn't say what their ppa repo is like most people put out.
I have considered the option of just taking RPM package and then re-compile that into a DEB package, although that just takes too much time and effort to do.