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Bug#28670: dpkg cross-device link problem

More to the point, this package should not have contained a hard link
across any significant amount of the directory tree.  Where is it a
link from?


On Wed, Oct 28, 1998 at 02:14:09PM -0500, Mark W. Eichin wrote:
> package: dpkg
> Version:
> I'm not actually sure what it was trying to link to here (I have a
> somewhat contorted OS installation since it has grown in place via
> upgrades and the original partition is way too small), but in any
> case, dpkg should have noted the failure and caused a copy instead...
> Unpacking replacement prc-tools ...
> dpkg: error processing /debian/apt/mirror/dists/unstable/main/binary-i386/otherosfs/prc-tools_0.5.0r-1.deb (--unpack):
>  error creating hard link `usr/m68k-palmos-coff/bin/nm': Invalid cross-device link
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
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