Bug#43055: dpkg: Assertion failed ...
Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> If you had checked the open bugs against dpkg, you would have seen this
> is a FRB (Frequently Reported Bug:).
I'm sorry that I didn't check. Last time I tried I was overwhelmed by
dpkg's open bugs (although this one would've been easy to find). Besides,
I assumed this is something totally new 8-/
> Did your install/upgrade involve the cmucl packages?
No. gcj and libgcj (2.95.1-0pre1) where left unconfigured after dpkg failed.
> --force-depends one of the offending packages and reconfigure
Yes, and I added this to the bug report in a subsequent message.
(BTW, see #43060, which covers the same problem)