Re: Removing stubborn package
Thank you all for your pointers to TeX/LaTeX references, but can
someone now tell me how to force the removal of the xypic package?
dpkg -i tetex-base_etc tells me what to do to remove it, but it
doesn't work at all. Here is the output:
# dpkg --purge --force-depends xypic
(Reading database ... 23313 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing xypic ...
dpkg: error processing xypic (--purge):
subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 127
Errors were encountered while processing:
Is there a way to tell dpkg to remove all references to xypic from the
database, regardless of the presence of files, which are gonna be
replaced by tetex anyway? Thanks again.
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