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Re: Bug#55326:

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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