Re: Dpkg fails to install certain packages
On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Joey Hess writes ("Re: Dpkg fails to install certain packages"):
> > I doubt this is a dpkg bug, it looks like the files you downloaded are
> > corrupted, either on the mirror you got them from, or were corrupted during
> > download.
> No, this is the SIGPIPE set to SIG_IGN bug. It is not a bug in dpkg.
> How was dpkg invoked ?
Could we just patch dpkg to set SIGPIPE to what it expects when it starts
up? For such an important tool it seems a bit silly to have this bug