apt-get not working anymore
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maybe that is an issue for debian-user, so I put it in the To too
although I am not subscribed there.
If you look to Bug #497617 there is a long time bug in apt first only
targeting the German translations but now it is independent of the
When I run any apt-get command I get the error:
E: Wow, you exceeded the number of versions this APT is capable of.
E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/debian.ethz.ch_mirror_debian_dists_experimental_main_binary-i386_Packages
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
(The second line is just the one which is the drop too much.)
This also happen with all locales set to "C".
The problem is that it is not possible anymore to update the system at
all. I think that is a very critical bug.
Is it really necessary to break all installations until this bug is
fixed? It is known long enough for now.
I have the version 0.7.20.2+lenny1 installed, so it seems to be the most
recent version. (apt-cache doesn't work too so I can only view the web
Klaus Ethgen http://www.ethgen.de/
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