Re: ALERT: XFree86 4.1.0-3 maintainer scripts hosed; please wait for 4.1.0-4
On Fri, 31 Aug 2001, Zephaniah E. Hull wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 12:33:08AM -0600, Bruce Sass wrote:
> > and just in case it is not obvious (or too scary)...
> > If you have sh linked to ash:
> > $ rm /bin/sh
> > $ ln -s /bin/bash /bin/sh
> > <dselect -> install, or whatever>
> > ...is now working away to install the 58 broken packages I accumulated
> > over the last couple of upgrades.
> > Branden, is there anyone who should not do the above?
> Yes, almost everyone.
> The proper command is 'dpkg --purge ash'.
Seems a little heavy handed to me.
Ash is not broken, it just needs to be moved out of the way.
Dselect is done... ln -s /bin/ash /bin/sh
and all is well again.