Re: upgrade of libc6 impossible
On Fri, Mar 03, 2000 at 08:44:22AM -0800, Joel Klecker wrote:
> > (Reading database ... 7888 files and directories currently installed.)
> > Preparing to replace libc6 2.1.1-3 (using libc6_2.1.3-5.deb) ...
> > dirname: too many arguments
> > Try `dirname --help' for more information.
> > pushd: not found
> > dpkg: error processing libc6_2.1.3-5.deb (--install):
> > subprocess pre-installation script returned error exit status 127
> > Errors were encountered while processing:
> > libc6_2.1.3-5.deb
> >Any hints?
> Sorry, there's an inadvertant bashism in the preinst (and postinst).
Isn't there anywhere a libc6 package with a version between 2.1.2 and
2.1.3? I can't proceed with my work to change something on the system.
I don't have enough knowledge about the package mechanismn to fix it
myself, so I am dependent that sometimes a new working package will be