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Bug#43205: marked as done (dpkg: install-info refuses to run)

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Date: Thu, 19 Aug 1999 10:11:58 +0200 (CEST)
From: <akim@epita.fr>
Subject: dpkg: install-info  refuses to run
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Package: dpkg
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!


~ # 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:

-- 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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