Kevin Puetz writes:
> Abologies to Yann since I cc'ed 2 bugs with this, but I think it should be in
> the discussion of both.
> While this bug *is* resolved in 1999.08.29-9 for me the prerm script in
> 1999.08.29-8 (the one that actually broke on my machine) fails, so the new one
> does not get installed. In my case, the solution was to obtain the actual deb
> (should be in /var/cache/apt/archives/console-data_1999.08.29-9_all.deb if apt
> just failed) and dpkg -i --force confnew console-data_1999.08.29-9.deb. That
> made the install succeed. I don't know if there is any way to make this
> automatically use the new scripts, but it would help.
Hm... doesn't the prerm from the new package get run when the old one
fails ? And what is the failure, so that I can fix it ?
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