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Re: Bug#771971: dpkg hangs installing "init" during upgrade from wheezy to jessie

On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 09:11:57PM +0100, Guillem Jover wrote:
>On Sun, 2015-01-25 at 14:18:03 +0100, Guillem Jover wrote:
>> Adding -D77777 to the dpkg call through apt's DPkg::options would be
>> helpful. It would also be helpful to know which process hangs, and if
>> it's dpkg itself an easy recipe to reproduce this?
>I just noticed this was a bug report from December, so I assume this
>was possibly one of the dpkg bugs where it was busy looing (#766242
>or #766322), which is now fixed?

Possibly, yes.

>Although those fixes migrated to testing on 2014-11-03, so I'm not
>sure. It would be nice to get more information of the environment at
>the time. But if it does not happen anymore then it might indeed be
>fixed already. :/

I still have my backup of the VM image at the time, so it should be
possible to try upgrading it using snapshot.d.o from that time too, if
it's likely to be useful.

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