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Bug#33618: multiple* packagess insist on dpkg upgrade

On Wed, Jul 21, 1999 at 09:21:50PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Please can you take a look at the svgalib-bin preinst and see whether
> it's in there ?

$ cat /var/lib/dpkg/info/svgalib-bin.preinst 
set -e
dpkg --assert-working-epoch 2>&- || {
    echo -e "\nYou must upgrade dpkg before installing this package.\n"

This dpkg option was added in version, and dpkg in question was I've now tried this option, it works normally with version Of course, the svgalib-bin package installed flawlessly.

I think it's now way too late to be worrying about hamm's dpkg version,
since it's obviously fixed in more current versions, and we don't support
hamm anymore.

enJoy -*/\*- pronounced 'iosip', or simply 'joseph'

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