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Re: Dpkg gone haywire?

>   if (!$nowrite && !link("$infodir/dir","$infodir/dir.lock")) {
>       die "$name: failed to lock dir for editing! $!\n".
>   	  ($! =~ m/exists/i ? "try deleting $infodir/dir.lock ?\n" : '');
>   }
> Others on the list may have a better understanding of perl to see what
> excactly is going wrong.

Is there a file called "dir.lock" lying around in your /usr/info directory?
Is there is one, delete it and the problem should go away.


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