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Re: hurd upgrade


>>>>> "Marcus" == Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:

     >> install the hurd package (000921) I get an conflict error:
    >> "shellutils conflicts with login (<< 19990827-1)" "hurd
    >> provides login and is to be installed"
    >> "conflicting packages - not installing hurd"
    Marcus> Yes, it's a bug in dpkg and Ben Collins is investigating
    Marcus> this.  When we have a solution, I will upload a new dpkg
    Marcus> package. For now, you can try to edit /var/lib/dpkg/status
    Marcus> and remove the login entry in the shellutils conflict
    Marcus> line.

	Wouldnt it be better to do

# cd /var/cache/apt/archives/
# dpkg --force-conflicts -i hurd_20000921.deb
# apt-get upgrade


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