Re: slink on SLC: `You must upgrade dpkg'
Alexander Jolk <email@example.com> writes:
> James Troup writes:
> > Alexander Jolk <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > Unpacking bison (from bison_1.25-12.deb) ...
> > >
> > > You must upgrade dpkg before installing this package.
> > Cool, you've somehow got a dpkg (<< 18.104.22.168); that's impressive.
> How come dpkg thinks it is << 22.214.171.124? dpkg --version says
> 126.96.36.199, as does `dpkg --list dpkg'. Something's wrong, but what?
Either you have an old version of dpkg hanging around somewhere or
sparc's dpkg is seriously FU (unlikely); I suggest you hunt around
looking for rogue copies, and see what dpkg is actually run by root
(i.e. `type dpkg' and `dpkg --version').