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Re: debconf 0.1.71 broken

On Tue, Nov 02, 1999 at 08:53:50AM +0100, christian mock wrote:
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> To: Frank Petzold <petzold@hepe.com>
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> Subject: Re: debconf 0.1.71 broken 
> In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 02 Nov 1999 08:15:23 +0100."
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> > I get the same error with the latest version now (0.2.5?). It seems that
> > some script that is sourced by debconf.postinst exits.
> I chased that one down in my setup, it was debconf deciding to use 
> whiptail, which didn't run (some library problem, IIRC).

The autobuilder built whiptail (which is within the newt source package)
against newt0.30 while it was building libnewt 0.50.  Nice chicken or egg
problem, eh?  I uploaded new binaries to master yesterday which are correctly
linked against newt 0.50.

Matt Porter
This is Linux Country. On a quiet night, you can hear Windows reboot.

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