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Re: How bad is --force-remove-reinstreq

On Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 05:00:22PM -0700, Mike Markley wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 26, 2000 at 11:07:18PM +0100, Pedro Guerreiro <digito@bigfoot.com> spake forth:
> > On Thu, Apr 27, 2000 at 01:55:40AM +1000, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> > 
> > > I have a system on which pcmcia-cs is marked as half-installed/needing
> > > reinstallation. The system doesn't use pcmcia. Because of this error,
> >                   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > 
> > If your sistem don't use pcmcia, why on hell are you installing it? Just do
> > 'dpkg --purge pcmcia-cs'. This should do it.
> It's installed by the boot-floppies. Perhaps you should further investigate
> before yelling at other users...

I didn't mean to yell, sorry. (I forgot the :-) )
Anyway, I know boot-floopies installs it, but I also know that it offers to
remove it in the end. If the system doesn't use pcmcia, then why is it still

Pedro Guerreiro
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