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Re: Bug#8315 dpkg removal fails

Ian Jackson wrote:

>It is unreasonable to expect dpkg to specially detect and diagnose
>every possible breakage that you (or a broken package) might do to
>your system.  In your transcript dpkg correctly notices that an
>installation script has failed, and operates as designed.

And dselect scrolled any error messages that may have indicated this
off the screen.  I found the cause because I'd had previous experience
with Debian.  Anybody not familiar with Debian would have decided, at
that time, to go and install something else.
Thomas Koenig, Thomas.Koenig@ciw.uni-karlsruhe.de, ig25@dkauni2.bitnet.
The joy of engineering is to find a straight line on a double
logarithmic diagram.

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