Re: apt-get problem when upgrading from slink/corel to potato
Sven LUTHER <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> any idea of what is the cause of the following problem ? from the look of it
> it is an upgrade from corel-linux to potato (user claims from slink to
> mooby:~# apt-get dist-upgrade
> 319 packages upgraded, 51 newly
> installed, 13 to remove and 7 not upgraded. Need to get 0B/114MB of
> archives. After unpacking 50.4MB will be freed. Do you want to continue?
> [Y/n] y
> E: Internal Error, Couldn't configure a pre-depend
> Any help will be appreciated.
I got the same problem this evening upgrading from the Boxed set
Debian 2.1 to 2.2. I suspect it is caused by the libc6 package, which
was updated yesterday. If you try manually installing the libc6 deb
file you will be told that it requires debianutils (which hasn't
changed since December), and the latter requires the 2.1 libc6. It is
not even possible to simply unpack either of the packages to satisfy
Anyway, I have submitted it as a bug report.
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