Re: How to get rid of orphaned data in package database?
"Hans-J. Ullrich" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Am Montag 19 Oktober 2009 schrieb C M Reinehr:
>> You might try the deborphan package (Orphaned package finder)
>> "deborphan finds packages that have no packages depending on them. The
>> default operation is to search only within the libs and oldlibs sections
>> to hunt down unused libraries."
> Oh, its not the packages, I want to get rid off, but the entries in dpkg
> database. They appear, although they are no more available.
Reinstall the packages in question. If dpkg thinks you have files in
/emul but they are not there then something is broken.