Re: Configure error of console-data (reported already?)
On Sat, Jan 27, 2001 at 03:50:23AM -0600, JP Sugarbroad wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 08:34:09PM -0500, Stephen Frost wrote:
> > * Svante Signell (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > > Setting up console-data (1999.08.29-14) ...
> > > NONE
> > > cannot open file NONE
> > > dpkg: error processing console-data (--configure):
> > > subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> > The reason for this is that you have kbd instead of console-tools
> > installed. Not totally sure what the difference is and suspect it's an
> > actual bug that should be fixed, but thought I'd let you know in case you
> > just want something that works: apt-get install console-tools
> This is an actual bug. NONE is returned from a script called by
> console-data.postinst when the user has requested that the script not
> change the current keymap settings. However the postinst script doesn't
> check for this, and proceeds to try to open a file called NONE.
> [ Cc: console-data maintainer ]
Ah, that's me :)
Next upload will check whether console-tools' install-keymap script is able
to cope with new requirements, and will skip if not, relying on
console-tools upgrade to finish the work.
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