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Re: Running dpkg -r foo from a postinst script?

Ola Lundqvist wrote:
> I have a simple question. Is it possible to run dpkg -r foo
> from within a postinst-script when using dselect or apt?


> What is the result?

dpkg: Status database locked, aborting

Or something to that effect. Dpkg is not re-entrant when doing anything
that can modify the system.

see shy jo

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