Re: Package stuck
On Thu, 2001-09-20 at 17:48, Paul Tansom wrote:
> Help - now that's always a good start!
> I have managed to get my courier-imap install stuck. I have previously installed and removed (in order to go for Cyrus) and then decided to install again. On reinstall I have the error "ERR:
> config file missing" when I use "dpkg --configure ..." or "apt-get install ..."
> or "apt-get remove ...". I have tried some options to force installation or
> removal, but to no avail.
> Is there a log file I have missed looking in, or an option that give more info
> about which file is missing? Basically some way of identifying the missing
> file and fixing the problem! Anyone?
> Once I have it installed I can move on to the issue of the hidden dot file
> directories it uses - fine for remote IMAP access, but no good when using Mutt
> locally which I also do.
/var/lib/dpkg/info should have the install scripts that the courier
packages are trying to run. Perhaps looking in there will be