Bug#154915: libc6: md5sum gave malformatted output error when upgrading potato->woody
>>>>> "Adam" == Adam Conrad <email@example.com> writes:
>> -----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 12:21
>> Package: libc6 Version: 2.2.5-10
>> ----- s n i p ----- meduza:/tmp# dpkg -i
Adam> This version doesn't exist in the archive.
Sorry about that. The version in the bug report (2.2.5-10) is correct.
The dpkg line was a cut-and-past from the discussion on debian-devel.
>> In conversation on debian-devel, the problem is that it's using
>> the md5sum output from a newer dpkg, which is yet to be
Adam> The argument makes little sense, since the dpkg with the
Adam> changed behaviour only exists in sid, and not woody. It's
Adam> likely that -9.woody.4 did in fact have this problem (as it
Adam> was a backport from unstable), but -10 doesn't appear to.
It was when installing the -10 version that the problem first showed
up, so I tried a version from the local mirror (ftp.acc.umu.se).
Adam> You have 2.2.5-10 installed right now. Was it an issue with
Adam> that version?
Yes. The only way to solve it was to unpack (dpkg -x) the new dpkg
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