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

Pedro Guerreiro wrote:
> 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.

I'm not installing pcmcia-cs. I'm trying to uninstall it. And if you'd
the email you would have seen that dpkg --purge doesn't work in this
It only works if you give the --force-remove-reinstreq flag, which is
why I
was asking in the first place...
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog@cupid.suninternet.com>

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