Re: 1.3.1 upgrade: getting rid of the package base 1.1.0-13 -- dselect and downgrading dosemu
From: "Eloy A. Paris" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
! At 04:45 PM 7/11/97 PDT, Bruce Perens wrote:
! >However, edit /var/lib/dpkg/status and remove the paragraph
! >about the "base" package, and that will effectively purge it.
! >Forcing dpkg to remove the package removes all of the files in /dev.
! >It's my error, sorry.
! But removing this paragraph by hand will still leave the files
! in /var/lib/dpkg/info, right?
Well, I won't tell if you won't :-)
Nothing bad happens if you remove them at that point.
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