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Re: postinstall of x11-common fails

On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 02:42:57PM -0400, hendrik@topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> Deep in the middle of the xorg upgrade on my AMD-64.  Actually, I'm 
> probably only barely started.
> I went ahead and started to upgrade anyway.  Following directions on
> the wiki page, I first upgraded x11-common, and was told the upgrade 
> failed; specifically because the symbolic link /usr/include/X11
> did not exist.
> This was while processing 
> /var/cache/apt/archives/x11-common_1%3a7.0.20_amd64.deb
> SHould I create this link manually?  Or will that break the package 
> (whatever it is) that is *supposed* to have installed it?
> If so, where should it point?

I looked on packages.debian.org, ans discovered that it was x11-common
that was supposed to create that link.  Why would it fail to do so?

-- hendrik

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