Re: Loop in today's sid
doing an 'apt-get dist-upgrade' solved the problem for me.
Paul Johnson wrote:
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Did a dist-upgrade today and got this...
Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously deselected package coreutils.
dpkg: regarding .../coreutils_4.5.1-1_i386.deb containing coreutils:
fileutils conflicts with stat
coreutils provides stat and is to be installed.
dpkg: error processing
conflicting packages - not installing coreutils
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: This installation run will require temporarily removing the
essential package fileutils due to a Conflicts/Pre-Depends loop. This
is often bad, but if you really want to do it, activate the
E: Reverse conflicts early remove for package 'coreutils' failed
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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