Re: ITP: auto-apt (automatic apt-get)
At Fri, 7 Jul 2000 14:02:57 -0700,
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Another problem -- it has issues with dpkg and re-entrancy. For example:
> root@gumdrop:/home/joey>auto-apt run zsh
> Entering auto-apt mode: zsh
> To end of auto-apt mode, exit command
> root@gumdrop:/home/joey>dpkg --purge mutt
> (Reading database ... 61149 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing mutt ...
> Install:dhelp file:/usr/sbin/dhelp_parse by:perl
> /usr/sbin/install-docs -r mutt
> Do you want to install dhelp now? [Y/n]y
> E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11 Resource temporarily
> E: Unable to lock the administration directory, are you root?
> Document `mutt' is not installed, cannot remove.
> Purging configuration files for mutt ...
> Ok, this is minor, and could easily be fixed by checking if the dpkg
> datbase is locked before prompting.
Hmm, I never try it that.
Is it enough to check /var/lib/dpkg/lock is locked?
> BTW, change "To end of auto-apt mode, exit command" with
> "Exit the command to leave auto-apt mode."
I see. I'll change it.