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Re: Is it now safe to upgrade?

debian@fishfishfish.org wrote:
> Ooops! I decided to follow the old maxim of "if it ain't broken, break it" 
> - in the interests of others who want to do the same to their Cobalt 
> machines. 
> Things didn't go smoothly. I tried to install aptitude (after apt-get 
> update) as suggested in the release notes but it caused a failure with 
> libc6 and wouldn't install. So I decided to see what might happen by going 
> down the apt-get install dist-upgrade route. 
> Eventually, I got to a similar/the same libc6 error. 
> Unpacking replacement libc6 ...
> dpkg: warning - old post-removal script returned error exit status 176
> dpkg - trying script from the new package instead ...
> dpkg: error processing 
> /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6_2.3.2.ds1-22_mipsel.deb (--unpack):
> subprocess new post-removal script returned error exit status 176
> bash: Do: command not found
> dpkg: error while cleaning up:
> debian:/home/matt# 
> Any (simple) pointers on how to fix this would be most gratefully recieved 
> :) 

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