Re: Deity still stuck
On Thu, 2 Apr 1998, Douglas Bates wrote:
> I am still unable to get deity from the deity_19980324-1 package
> running. The command "dpkg-get update" hangs after the error on
> /Packages.gz. Eventually I have to kill it. It appears that the
> package cache never gets built properly.
> The problem is that it is looking for the unstable directory on
> but there isn't one. There is a "frozen" directory.
> Is there a way of overriding this? There is no manual page for
> dpkg-get that I have seen and a cursory glance at the output of
> "strings /usr/bin/dpkg-get" didn't show me where it is pulling its
> configuration information from.
> Suggestions welcome.
> root@verdi:~# dpkg-get update
> Starting Get of http://llug.sep.bnl.gov/debian/dists/stable/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> Starting Get of http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian-non-US/stable/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> Finished Get of http://llug.sep.bnl.gov/debian/dists/stable/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> Starting Get of http://llug.sep.bnl.gov/debian/dists/stable/contrib/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> Finished Get of http://llug.sep.bnl.gov/debian/dists/stable/contrib/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> Starting Get of http://llug.sep.bnl.gov/debian/dists/stable/non-free/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> Finished Get of http://llug.sep.bnl.gov/debian/dists/stable/non-free/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> Starting Get of http://llug.sep.bnl.gov/debian/dists/unstable/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> Finished Get of http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian-non-US/stable/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> Starting Get of http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian-non-US/unstable/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> Finished Get of http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian-non-US/unstable/binary-i386/Packages.gz
> Err:/Packages.gz 'Downloading' 0
> root@verdi:~# dpkg-get
> You must specify a command: update, install, check or remove
> root@verdi:~# dpkg-get check
> Updating package file cache...
> W: Package file /var/state/deity/lists/llug.sep.bnl.gov_debian_dists_stable_main_binary-i386_Packages line 8316 package libg++27-dev has a self referencing provides, ignoring.
> E: Opening /var/state/deity/lists/llug.sep.bnl.gov_debian_dists_unstable_main_binary-i386_Packages - ifstream::ifstream (2 No such file or directory)
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