Re: error setting ownership of symlink
Christopher C Chimelis <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> This seems to be common in the development kernels. Symlinks seem to be
> more strictly "enforced" than before (requiring a target to set
> ownership). Double-check that the target of the symlink actually exists.
> If it does, it should work ok, but if not, then dpkg will segfault. This
> is usually caused by dpkg not correctly ordering package installation
> under the newer kernels (dpkg needs some revision, fyi). If the target
> exists and it still segfaults, I guess repost and we'll take a better look
> at dpkg.
I forget to post how I solved it :-) but that is like you described. A
few packages could be installed after the depending package was
installed, for other ones I had to touch the file or make the
And you are right,too, I´m running a 2.1.117 kernel. Cause I couldn´t
get a 2.0.x kernel compiled.
But, I haven´t this problem under x86, where I also have a newer
kernel installed. Is this related to alpha?
Thanks for your answer