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Bug#43205: dpkg: install-info refuses to run

On Thu, 19 Aug 1999 akim@epita.fr wrote:

FWIW - I had this same problem. Turns out there were two versions of
install-info on the machine and the wrong version was being loaded.
This prevented me from loading many potato packages, gcc, g++, egcc,
bash, bison,flex, etc. Search for duplicates and remove, you'll be back
to a working system and can avoid --xextract and manually installing!

This drove me nuts for about a month!


> Package: dpkg
> Version:
> Severity: normal
> While trying to install ssh, apt-get decided to remove gmp2 and install
> the library libgmp2.  But the process keeps on failing *without giving
> pertinent information*.  This might not be a right bug report, but I
> still wish to express the fact that there are no --verbose options which
> would help me understand how I could fix this process.
> Thanks a lot for the work!
> 	Akim
> ~ # dpkg --remove gmp2                                                Err 1 #40
> (Reading database ... 64280 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing gmp2 ...
> install-info: No dir file specified; try --help for more information.
> dpkg: error processing gmp2 (--remove):
>  subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 1
> install-info: No such file or directory for Development
> dpkg: error while cleaning up:
>  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  gmp2
> -- System Information
> Debian Release: potato
> Kernel Version: Linux beyrouth 2.2.10 #14 SMP Wed Jun 30 15:07:10 CEST 1999 i686 unknown
> Versions of the packages dpkg depends on:
> ii  libc6           2.1.2-0pre7    GNU C Library: Shared libraries and timezone
> ii  libncurses4     4.2-3.2        Shared libraries for terminal handling
> ii  libstdc++2.9-gl 2.91.66-2      The GNU stdc++ library (EGCS version)
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