AW: How to get rid of a wrong package?
>> dpkg will never do that, it always uses the dependencies from the
package that you are trying to install.
I need to correct myself. Obviously I made a mistake when re-building
the package file. It tried again and it worked now. So I am done from a
But still I wonder how it might be possible to get rid of a package that
apt came to know through a dpkg -i operation. What I mean is, where does
apt store that list of available packages and how does one edit it?
(Just in case. I always like to understand what's going on under the
Von: Wichert Akkerman [mailto:email@example.com]
Gesendet: Freitag, 24. Januar 2003 16:33
An: Torsten Schlabach
Betreff: Re: How to get rid of a wrong package?
Previously Torsten Schlabach wrote:
> But even starting dpkg -install with a corrected .deb file failes as
> it obviously goes to the package cache, looks up the old, wrong
> dependency and then again tells me it cannot install the package
> because of unmet dependencies.
dpkg will never do that, it always uses the dependencies from the
package that you are trying to install. I suspect you have another
problem, but without detailed information on your problem and a log
of what you trying to do it is impossible to say what the problem
Wichert Akkerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.wiggy.net/
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