Bug#1244: at: problem with update
J. H. M. Dassen writes ("Bug#1244: at: problem with update"):
> Preparing to replace at (using at-2.8a-2.deb) ...
> Opening /etc/crontab to deinstall atrun: No such file or directory
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 1024 Aug 9 18:43 /etc/cron.daily
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 1024 Aug 5 12:59 /etc/cron.monthly
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 1024 Aug 9 18:43 /etc/cron.weekly
The `at' scripts are quite right to fail in this situation. What
happened to your /etc/crontab file ? Did you delete it ?
dpkg --purge --force-depends cron
dpkg --install cron*.deb
(There will in be a better way of doing this that doesn't involve
If we can't find out what deleted your crontab I suppose we'll have to
close the bug as-is.