Re: libg++-2.7.2.deb is old?
On Tue, 10 Sep 1996, Amos Shapira wrote:
> In message <m0v0VTz-0007owC@mongo.pixar.com> you write:
> |From: Amos Shapira <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> |> In order to test a local copy of buzz-fixed before burning it on a
> |> CD-ROM, we tried to run "dpkg --root=... --unpack", just to see if the
> |> files aren't corrupted.
> |> Selecting previously deselected package perl.
> |> Unpacking perl (from .../devel/perl_5.003-2.deb) ...
> |> dpkg (subprocess): unable to execute new pre-installation script: No such
> |> file or directory
> |> dpkg: error processing yigal/debian/buzz-fixed/binary-i386/devel/perl_5.0
> |> 03-2.deb (--unpack):
> |> subprocess pre-installation script returned error exit status 2
> |It's complaining that it can't find the interpreter for the pre-installation
> |script in the perl package.
> Which interpreter? When I run "dpkg -I" on the perl package I see only
> #!/bin/sh scripts. And if it's missing (whatever it is) then what should
> I do to install it?
In a very uncommon situation, I found that a package (I can't
remember what :( ), was looking for perl in /bin, while perl is in
/usr/bin. I just did a symlink manually and the installation succeed.
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