Re: Bug#768599: man-db: cycle found while processing triggers:
Control: reassign -1 dpkg 1.17.21
On Sat, Nov 08, 2014 at 04:05:17PM +0000, Holger Levsen wrote:
> package: man-db
> severity: serious
> x-debbugs-cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> I'm not 100% sure the following issue is caused by man-db, please reassign
> appropriatly if it is not.
> Setting up startpar (0.59-3) ...
> Installing new version of config file /etc/init/startpar-bridge.conf ...
> dpkg: cycle found while processing triggers:
> chain of packages whose triggers are or may be responsible:
> man-db -> man-db
> packages' pending triggers which are or may be unresolvable:
> man-db: /usr/share/man
> dpkg: error processing package man-db (--configure):
> triggers looping, abandoned
> Setting up sysvinit-utils (2.88dsf-57) ...
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
This has got to be a dpkg bug. There's no good reason for a package not
to be able to trigger itself, and this has worked for ages.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]