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Re: libc6 upgrade trouble due to dpkg/tar failures

On Sat, 27 Jan 2001, Ulf Jaenicke-Roessler wrote:

> Hi,
>  I had a strange problem today when I was upgrading libc6 from 2.2-10 to
>  2.2.1-1. The system (in between potato and woody, complete upgrade in
>  progress) was totally broken after libc6 was unpacked (during dpkg -i).

What version of dpkg?  I hope it wasn't some cvs version.  There was a time
when dpkg-deb --fsys-tarfile would output corrupt data(a debug stmt was being
print out in the middle of the tar stream).  This has been fixed, however.

Note, that this has not been uploaded in deb form to the archive.

Version: 3.12
GCS d- s: a-- c+++ UL++++ P+ L++++ !E W+ M o+ K- W--- !O M- !V PS--
PE++ Y+ PGP++ t* 5++ X+ tv b+ D++ G e h*! !r z?
Adam Heath <doogie@debian.org>        Finger Print | KeyID
67 01 42 93 CA 37 FB 1E    63 C9 80 1D 08 CF 84 0A | DE656B05 PGP
AD46 C888 F587 F8A3 A6DA  3261 8A2C 7DC2 8BD4 A489 | 8BD4A489 GPG
-----END PGP INFO-----

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