Re: Updating Testing server - errors
On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 08:06:13 +0100, Martin J Hooper wrote:
> Apart from editing the available file (Which I don't want to do) is
> there any way to get round it or do I have to wait until it gets changed
> on the server?
> /var/lib/dpkg/available (as the path implies) is used by dpkg (and
> dselect), not by apt. It is only updated when you run 'dselect
> update' or [U]pdate in dselect, and modified by dpkg when you
> install/remove packages.
So running 'dselect update' should correct this file. But might need to
remove the old corrupted one first.