Re: post-installation script errors
Peter Nome <email@example.com> schrieb:
> On a woody base install, I'm getting lots of post-installation script errors, like this:
> # dpkg -i sed_3.02-8_i386.deb
> (Reading database ... 6623 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace sed 3.02-8 (using sed_3.02-8_i386.deb) ...
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/sed.prerm: line 9: 653 Segmentation fault install-info --quiet --remove sed
> If I comment out the line starting "install-info" in
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/sed.postinst I can complete the configuration with
> apt-get --reinstall install sed (or sometimes dpkg --configure
> sed). However, I get this on lots of packages. What's going on?
It seems your install-info is broken. Have you tried to reinstall it
(it's in the dpkg package)?
> Strace below.
That doesn't help much. Either you instruct strace to also look at
subprocesses, or you trace a manual call of install-info.
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie