Re: fakeroot and lilo errors (was: Re: Installing packages as a non-root user)
On Sun, Jun 09, 2002 at 05:31:51PM -0500, JW wrote:
> I'm not the least bit supprised that lilo fails (in fact I'm rather glad it
> fails :-D ), because lilo can't -- and shouldn't -- be run from the chroot
> The question then is why is lilo being tweaked at all -- I haven't touched
> it, and I don't see that python2.2 or wget have anything to do with lilo.
> They are installed despite the errors, too.
No doubt lilo hasn't been successfully configured yet, and apt-get will
just try to configure everything that needs it in an effort to keep the
The best thing for you to do is probably to edit the post-installation
script (/var/lib/dpkg/info/lilo.postinst in the chroot) and comment out
any bits that fail, then run 'dpkg --configure lilo' to try it again.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]
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