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

on 4/26/00 8:00 PM, Mike Markley at mike@markley.org 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...
And after install Debian usually detects that you don't need it and asks you
if it's ok to remove them, though I don't know if this purge command is what
the installer issues.


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