Bug#1984: dpkg won't install cdtool
Raul Miller writes ("Bug#1984: dpkg won't install cdtool"):
> When I install cdtool, I don't get the files installed. [I manually
> extracted the tar file for cdtool, I had to gunzip it twice before I
> got a flat tar file.]
> Workbone has the same problem, and I've not patched around it yet:
> bash$ dpkg --status workbone
> Package: workbone
> Status: install ok installed
> Priority: optional
> Section: sound
> Maintainer: D.J. Gregor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Version: 2.3
> Revision: 3
> Description: Simple text-based CD Player
> bash$ dpkg -L workbone
> bash$ ls -ld `dpkg -L workbone`
> ls: /usr/bin/workbone: No such file or directory
> ls: /usr/man/man1/workbone.1: No such file or directory
> drwxr-xr-x 25 root root 1024 Mar 24 1995 /.
> drwxr-xr-x 22 root root 1024 Dec 1 23:40 /usr
> drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 12288 Dec 6 13:28 /usr/bin
> drwxr-xr-x 96 root root 2048 Dec 2 15:06 /usr/doc
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 5120 Dec 6 13:23 /usr/doc/copyright
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Dec 1 23:54 /usr/doc/copyright/workbone -> GPL
> drwxr-xr-x 11 root root 1024 Dec 1 23:41 /usr/man
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 14336 Dec 6 13:28 /usr/man/man1
Err, boggle. Can you repeat this ? I can't (of course).
I'd like to see the output of
dpkg -D3333 -i workbone-*.deb
during a failing run. This will produce perhaps 100K of output - gzip
it, uuencode it and mail it to me.
Michael Alan Dorman writes ("Bug#1984: dpkg won't install cdtool"):
> Try doing a --purge first. I was having a similar problem and that
> solved it.
> I just assumed it was my system, but apparently not.
??????? I'm very puzzled.