Re: Bug#33829: dpkg: if there is no utmp/wtmp entry for the shell, dpkg can't install a package
On Thu, 25 Feb 1999, Jules Bean wrote:
> > gzip: stdout: Broken pipe
> > dpkg-deb: subprocess gzip -dc returned error exit status 1
> > dpkg: error processing libtool_1.2d-1.deb (--unpack):
> > subprocess dpkg-deb --fsys-tarfile returned error exit status 2
> > Errors were encountered while processing:
> > libtool_1.2d-1.deb
> > E: Sub-process returned an error code
> Red herring.
> This looks to me like the SIGPIPE bug.
So much for the theory that APT setting SIGPIPE to SIGDFL before invoking
dpkg fixes this problem <bother>