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Re: dpkg error PATH is not set

On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 21:39 +0000, arajendr@cse.uta.edu wrote:

> Hi I'm trying to install debian on a virgin system,  with the barest
> minimum of utilities. I'm trying to build the system from scratch using
> debootstrap. But after all the packages are fetched, if I try to dpkg the
> packages, it errors out saying that the PATH is not set. I can see that
> PATH is set, but inspite of that it doesnt work.
PATH may be set by the shell, but has it been exported to sub-processes?

Try "export PATH" then running dpkg.

Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Had strange things happen?  Are you going round the twist?

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