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Bug#199653: Problems with apt, dpkg waiting for gzip

On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 05:25:25PM -0400, Anthony R. J. Ball wrote:

>  I was using bash... but trying other shells did not help (I even
> changed my shell, not just running another shell under bash).
>  Perl did complain as well. I don't have the problem any more,
> reinstalling from scratch helped. I assume it was an old library
> somewhere, but I have no idea where. It popped up a couple of
> times, but I haven't seen it lately.

By what means did you login to the system when you had the problem?
console?  X?  ssh?  telnet?  It could be that one of the programs involved
in setting up your session was at fault.

 - mdz

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