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Re: [Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be: Re: Unpacking ad infinitum]

On Fri, 23 Jul 1999, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Jul 1999, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > [23:27:24]~# apt-get upgrade -u
> > Reading Package Lists... Done
> > Building Dependency Tree... Done
> > The following packages have been kept back
> >   gtk-doc-tools latex2html mailtools cdlabelgen perl perl-debug libdbi-perl
> >   acct libhtml-parser-perl perl-base libgnome-perl libnet-telnet-perl
> >   perl-suid info2www libtimedate-perl dpkg-dev libnet-perl libmime-base64-perl
> >   fvwm-common sgml-data libwww-perl perlmagick weblint 
> > The following packages will be upgraded
> >   doc-linux-text doc-linux-html 
> The problem here is that the version of doc-linux-text you have in .deb is
> not exactly the same as the version of doc-linux-text that is described by
> the package file - oddly they have exactly the same size. You should erase
> those two .debs from /var/cache/apt/archives, re-download them and then
> APT will stop complaining.

I already tried removing the *debs from /var/cache/apt/archives/ several times,
without success. Apt redownloads the *debs and the problem reappears.



Geert Uytterhoeven                     Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}  http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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