Re: ALERT: XFree86 4.1.0-3 maintainer scripts hosed; please wait for 4.1.0-4
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?
Nobody should do that: if something goes wrong between the two
commands, you won't have a /bin/sh! That's *BAD*. Much better is the
$ ln -sf bash /bin/sh
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
Debian GNU/Linux Developer, see http://people.debian.org/~jdg