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On Wed, 21 Jan 2004 14:14:37 +0200, 
"Craig Schneider" <craigsc@zdata.co.za> wrote in message 
<43D81F098E0D4C47B97D5A47C6137684112278@exchange.mrdbn>:

> falcon:/etc# apt-get remove courier-authdaemon
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>   courier-authdaemon
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 4 not upgraded.
> 1 not fully installed or removed.
> Need to get 0B of archives.
> After unpacking 205kB disk space will be freed.
> Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y
> dpkg: error processing courier-authdaemon (--remove):
>  Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should
>  reinstall it before attempting a removal.
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  courier-authdaemon
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Any ideas guys ?

..yup.  Next time, use the subject line to hint to what you want.
And this time, RTFM: ' info apt-get ' or ' man apt-get ' is a 
good place to start.

-- 
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.




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