Re: upgrades in woody: "dhelp_parse: can't open /var/lib/dhelp/titles"
> when I apt-get update and upgrade in woody I get the above error message
> for a lot of packages. When a special package is upgraded (I think dhelp
> itself, but maybe another part of the help system) I get a _lot_ of
> these, obviously when the package builds some kind of database.
> The file exists:
> mario@sonic:~$ ll /var/lib/dhelp/titles
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Aug 30 17:39 /var/lib/dhelp/titles
> But it is empty:
> mario@sonic:~$ cat /var/lib/dhelp/titles
> Maybe related, /usr/doc/HTML/index.html doesn't exist on my system.
> This has been going on for a long long time. I seem to remember that
> there once was a discussion about this on the list. IIRC it was said
> that this was a bug that would be fixed some time. I can't find anything
> in the list archive, however. In any case, a long time has passed since
> then without a fix, at least on my system.
> Thanks for help or pointers, M.
> I did not vote for the Austrian government
The bug, or a related one is still open: http://bug.debian.org/cgi-bin/b
Shaul Karl <firstname.lastname@example.org>