Re: Dpkg problems
On Tue, 1 May 2001, Mariusz Przygodzki wrote:
> On Tuesday 01 May 2001 12:34, Adam Heath wrote:
> > On Tue, 1 May 2001, Jon Eisenstein wrote:
> > > I seem to be in a very troublesome spot... My dpkg segfaults in any
> > > needed situation:
> > What version?
> The current - 1.9.2, and previous 1.9.0.
> The problem is that dpkg can not parse some infos about packages in
> /var/lib/dpkg/available properly. I hade to remove them manually and now it's
> O.K (no segfaults). At least till next upgrade.
This is because 1.9.0 had a bad parser, and would corrupt user-defined(read,
meta-package, and X-Medium) fields.