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Re: get-apt issues & where can i get j2re1.3 for the ppc

On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 06:17:31PM -0400, Adam wrote:
> I was updating my files using stable, testing, and unstable in my source
> list.. apt told me i  had not choice to uninstall a bounc of apps.. i
> went into dselect and they were not marked for uninstalation but apt
> force the isue any way.. So, I wrote down what it was uninstalling and
> thought to go back and install them later.  Now I can't do any thing i
> can't install or uninstall .. scannerdaemon is keeping the whole process
> locked  this is the output it gives me 
> apt-get -fm upgrade --fix-broken
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> Correcting dependencies... Done
> The following packages will be REMOVED:
> scannerdaemon 
> 0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0  not upgraded.
> 3 packages not fully installed or removed.
> Need to get 0B of archives. After unpacking 167kB will be freed.
> Do you want to continue? [Y/n] 
> (Reading database ... 218979 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing scannerdaemon ...
> Stopping scannerdaemon: start-stop-daemon: stat
> /usr/lib/j2sdk1.3/bin/i386/native_threads/java: No such file or
> directory
> dpkg: error processing scannerdaemon (--remove):
> subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
> Starting scannerdaemon: scannerdaemon.
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> scannerdaemon
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> Java was one of the things apt forced an unstall without me authorizing
> the removal.. and when I go back to install it.. I  don't have j2re1.3
> for the ppc.  I can't find it even with a search on the internet.. all i
> get are i386.. I installed the other j2* they are not configured and apt
> puts them on unpacked and then when i go back to try to remove
> scannerdaemon.. it forces the issue with removing all the java I just
> installed...
> I tried all forms of options for apt-get and dpkg... nothing alows me to
> force the removal of scannerdeamon.. and to stop apt to remove wanted
> packages.
> Any sujestions.. I have read lists, books, readme and searching the
> net.. and I have spent most of the day on this issue when i have other
> issues on the system to address.

How about dpkg --remove scannerdaemon

However this is a debian-user question, not debian-powerpc.

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