Re: Bug#247140: apache: Uninstallable in sid
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On Mon, 3 May 2004, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Package: apache
> Version: 22.214.171.124.2-5
> Severity: grave
> Tags: sid
> Justification: renders package unusable
> Hi Debian apache team!
> After today's dist-upgrade (via dselect), I got a surprising boot
> message that apache was not executable. 'dpkg -L apache' showed that
> the package was essentially empty (just two or three directories and
> config files), apache-common was completely empty.
> So I purged the packages and tried to reinstall them, but that is
> impossible: apache depends on perl (<< 5.8.4-0), but perl is at
> 5.8.4-1. I'm not sure whether this is the reason why the package was
> not unpacked properly (I did not read dselect output since it exited
> cleanly and did not prompt for anything). Nevertheless this dependency
> makes apache uninstallable in sid.
> Thanks for sorting that out and for your efforts!
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: testing/unstable
> Architecture: i386 (i686)
> Kernel: Linux 2.6.5-grsec
> Locale: LANG=de_DE@euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE@euro
<user> fajita: step one
<fajita> Whatever the problem, step one is always to look in the error log.
<user> fajita: step two
<fajita> When in danger or in doubt, step two is to scream and shout.