Re: installation bug?
On Mon, Sep 20, 1999 at 02:59:42AM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann was heard to say:
> On Sun, Sep 19, 1999 at 08:58:11PM -0500, Alex Shinn wrote:
> > > >
> > > > ERROR: dpkg did return unusual messages, please investigate:
> > > >
> > > > dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> > > > dpkg: error processing temp_build/dpkg.deb (--unpack):
> > > > subprocess dpkg-deb --fsys-tarfile returned error exit status 2
> > > > Errors were encountered while processing:
> > > > temp_build/dpkg.deb
> > > >
> > > > and I get the same error just running dpkg-hurd on that package. Is
> > > > this a problem with the deb (dpkg_188.8.131.52)?
> > >
> > > Yes, you should download it again.
> > I did, and got the same file the second time, with the following md5sum:
> > 92cf3d3e4bf1ea68763d658aca6c7350 base/dpkg_184.108.40.206.deb
> Mmh. This md5sum is correct.
> I did run dpkg --fsys-tarfile on it, and it succeeded.
> You may want to check your (native) dpkg and tar programs. Maybe there is an
> incompatibility. Also let me know from when your dpkg-hurd is (latest is
> from 1 Jun 1999).
> The problem is not in the deb package.
I just downloaded everything (scripts from www.debian.org, debs
from ftp1.us.debian.org) onto an up-to-date potato system, ran it, and had it
bomb in exactly the same way. My md5 sum is also:
Something funny is going on..
The Disc, being flat, has no real horizon. Any adventurous sailors who get
funny ideas from staring at eggs and oranges too long and set out for the
antipodes soon discovert that the reason that distant ships sometimes look
like they're disappearing over the edge of the world is that they *are*
disappearing over the edge of the world.
-- Terry Pratchett, _The Light Fantastic_