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Bug#384945: Acknowledgement (texlive system will not install)

Hi Ross!

On Son, 27 Aug 2006, Ross Boylan wrote:
> (Reading database ... 165488 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing dvipdfmx ...
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/dvipdfmx.postrm: line 6: /usr/bin/mktexlsr: No such file or directory
> dpkg: error processing dvipdfmx (--purge):
>  subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status 127

Ok, dvipdfmx needs a fix. Please try what Kohda-san has suggested, ie
remove the mktexlsr line in 

> Removing texlive-latex-extra ...
> Running update-updmap. This may take some time... done.
> Purging configuration files for texlive-latex-extra ...

This worked.

> dpkg: error processing preview-latex-style (--purge):
>  Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should
>  reinstall it before attempting a removal.
> terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::logic_error'
>   what():  basic_string::_S_construct NULL not valid
> Ouch!  Got SIGABRT, dying..
> Aborted

This is even stranger, but I cannot say anything about what has happened

Please try to purge the dvipdfmx as above. Then again try to purge
preview-latex-style, and all the texlive packages.

After this reinstallation should work.

Thanks for your cooperation and all the best


Dr. Norbert Preining <preining AT logic DOT at>             Università di Siena
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