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Bug#384945: texlive system will not install

On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 03:13:10PM +0900, Atsuhito Kohda wrote:
> Hi Ross,
> On Mon, 28 Aug 2006 22:25:53 -0700, Ross Boylan wrote:
> > Yes, but as I showed in the subsequent message, I'm also unable to
> > purge the packages.  Seems I can neither go forward or back.
> On Sun, 27 Aug 2006 23:58:51 -0700, Ross Boylan <ross@betterworld.us> wrote:
> > Removing dvipdfmx ...
> > /var/lib/dpkg/info/dvipdfmx.postrm: line 6: /usr/bin/mktexlsr: No such file or directory
> > dpkg: error processing dvipdfmx (--purge):
> This is clearly a fault of dvipdfmx.  Please try to remove
> "/usr/bin/mktexlsr" out of /var/lib/dpkg/info/dvipdfmx.postrm
> (line 6) and purge dvipdfmx first.

I modified the postrm and the purge seemed to work.

> > Purging configuration files for texlive-latex-extra ...
> > dpkg: error processing preview-latex-style (--purge):
> This looks strange to me but what happend if you purge
> preview-latex-style alone manually.

I'm still really stuck on this one, unable to purge, reinstall, or
remove.  The attached log gives the gory details.  For good measure,
it looks as if I've exposes some aptitude bug.

A nuggest from the log:

dpkg: error processing preview-latex-style (--remove):
 Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should
 reinstall it before attempting a removal.
(Reading database ... terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::logic_error'
  what():  basic_string::_S_construct NULL not valid


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