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Re: Bug#60399: crashes on installation

On Fri, Mar 17, 2000 at 02:05:44PM -0500, Jacob Kuntz wrote:
> Ben Collins (bcollins@debian.org) wrote:
> > try running:
> > 
> > dpkg-deb --extract man.deb /tmp/tmpdir
> > 
> > If that fails too, then add "strace -o dpkg-deb.out" to the start of that
> > line and send me the dpkg-deb.out file.
> i don't have a 'broken' archive any longer, but i did try dpkg --fsystarfile
> (or whatever it was that was failing) and the tarball unrolled fine.

That simply produces a tarfile. I was suggesting to actually extract,
which unpacks the tarball itself.

Anyway, if the problem is gone, it's going to be hard to track it down.

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
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