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)
Subject: dpkg: install-info refuses to run
X-Mailer: bug 3.2.2
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)