Bug#921067: libstdc++-8-dev: install fails with "dpkg-deb: error: paste subprocess was killed by signal (Broken pipe)"
Justification: breaks unrelated software
This problem as arisen during an upgrade. The system is now reporting:
root@redhorse:/tmp# dpkg --configure -a
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of g++-8:
g++-8 depends on gcc-8 (= 8.2.0-16); however:
Package gcc-8 is not configured yet.
g++-8 depends on libstdc++-8-dev (= 8.2.0-16); however:
Package libstdc++-8-dev:amd64 is not installed.
dpkg: error processing package g++-8 (--configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:
Also apt cannot install, or upgrade, any other packages with the system
in this state. Manually running the relevant scripts from /var/lib/dpkg/info/ does not produce
-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Kernel: Linux 4.19.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_AU:en (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
Versions of packages libstdc++-8-dev depends on:
ii gcc-8-base 8.2.0-16
ii libc6-dev 2.28-5
hi libgcc-8-dev 8.2.0-15
ii libstdc++6 8.2.0-16
libstdc++-8-dev recommends no packages.
Versions of packages libstdc++-8-dev suggests:
pn libstdc++-8-doc <none>
-- no debconf information