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Bug#23176: marked as done (obsolete version of timezone won't remove)

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From: Britton <fsblk@aurora.alaska.edu>
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Subject: obsolete version of timezone won't remove
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Package: timezone
Version: 7.48-3

I have the new version (called timezones I think) installed, but I can't
seem to remove the old version (timezones).  deselect doesn't complain
when I deselect it, but when I actually try to remove it I get:

dpkg: error processing timezone (--remove):
 This is an essential package - it should not be removed.

Any ideas on how to proceed from here?  Thanks.

Britton Kerin
GNU GPL: "The Source will be with you... always."

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