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Re: seemingly reproducable dpkg segfault

On Fri, Dec 22, 2000 at 08:40:44AM -0800, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> Steps:
> grab base.tgz from potato
> setup resolv.conf and sources.list for potato
> chroot in
> apt-get install dpkg-dev build-essential (due to a bug in apt, you have to
> isntall dpkg-dev first)
> apt-get install strace (you won't get the chance later)
> apt-get install libncurses5-dev libreadline4-dev libssl09-dev libzvt-dev
> ...
> ...
> segfault
> dpkg appears to die during the dpkg --unpack of the 30 some packages at once. 
> I could not figure out how to get strace to give me the entire command line so
> I could try to run dpkg by hand.
> This dies for me every time I try it.

Apt has some debug settings that will show you the dpkg command line,

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