problem installing deb packages
On Thu, 15 Oct 1998, Rafael Caetano dos Santos wrote:
I'm sending this message again because nobody ansered it, and maybe
it was because I had provided no subject. I apologize for the insistence.
> I followed Brinkmann's advice and downloaded the deb packages from
> /debian/dists/debian/dists/sid/binary-i386-hurd/base at the ftp site.
> In order to run dpkg, I had to create the tree var/lib/dpkg under the
> Hurd root partition, and some empty files under it, namely:
> updates/ (an empty directory).
> I've installed gnumach, hurd and glibc packages successfully.
> However, I get the following message when trying to install
> base-files, shellutils and textutils:
> dpkg (subprocess): unable to execute new pre-installation script: No such
> file or directory
Rafael Caetano <firstname.lastname@example.org>