Re: problem installing deb packages
>>>>> Rafael Caetano dos Santos writes:
RCdS> I'm sending this message again because nobody ansered it, and
RCdS> maybe it was because I had provided no subject. I apologize for
RCdS> the insistence.
[Sorry for the delay...]
>> 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:
>> available status updates/ (an empty directory).
I also created a `var/lib/dpkg/info' 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
I get this message too.
It looks a lot like a bug with dpkg, but I don't know what is
happening. It is too bad that dpkg doesn't ever tell you *where* the
`No such file or directory' was, or I'd have some idea of what to look
Perhaps you should file this as a bug against dpkg,
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