Bug#34397: dpkg: Upgrade from hamm, via apt-get, hangs when selecting xserver-common
Scott writes ("Re: Bug#34397: dpkg: Upgrade from hamm, via apt-get, hangs when selecting xserver-common"):
> Unlikely in the short term as I only had the one machine to upgrade. I
> did look at CPU-usage before killing dpkg and it was clocking up time
> according to ps - I let it get up to 10 mins before killing it.
Oh dear, that definitely does sound like a dpkg problem.
Unfortunately I don't see how I can debug it with so little
I'll look out for something like this, and leave the bug open as a
record in case anything recurs. If there are no further reports I'll
probably close it in a year or so ...