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Re: Upgrading to woody -> md5sum gave malformatted output

Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org> wrote:
> I'm trying to upgrade my firewall, but libc6 refuses. I first thought
> that it was a problem with the package, so I downloaded it manually from
> the FTP site, and tried to upgrade/install just libc6.

> ----- s n i p -----
> meduza:/tmp# dpkg -i libc6_2.2.5-9.woody.4_i386.deb
> (Reading database ... 10089 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace libc6 2.2.5-9.woody.4 (using libc6_2.2.5-9.woody.4_i386.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement libc6 ...
> Setting up libc6 (2.2.5-9.woody.4) ...
> dpkg: error processing libc6 (--install):
> md5sum gave malformatted output `fc857c5ac5fb84d80720ed4d1c624f6e'
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> libc6
> meduza:/tmp#
> ----- s n i p -----

Looks like you somehow broke md5sum, `which md5sum` seems to point to
a md5sum that provides md5sum.textutils-style output instead of the
one shipped with dpkg.
             cu andreas

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