Re: Problems upgrading to 1.3
On Thu, 5 Jun 1997, Gernot wrote:
> I am having problems upgrading to Debian 1.3 with the latex-packages. I
> know that I have to purge the old packages and it works fine despite for
> the babel-package. I get the following error-message when i "dpkg
> --purge --force-depends babel":
> mother# dpkg --purge --force-depends babel
> (Reading database ... 27160 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing babel ...
> Purging configuration files for babel ...
> Building new format(s) without babel support using install-fmt-base(8)
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/babel.postrm: install-fmt-base: command not found
> dpkg: error processing babel (--purge):
> subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status 127
> Errors were encountered while processing:
I'm new to debian but it looks like postrm script is using
install-fmt-base, which is in tex//mflib, tex//xypic packages, that
you've alreday removed.
The soluition might be to install them ^^^^^^^ and try to remove them
tex without --force-depends or at least remove babel first.
> Gernot Bauer
> University of Linz
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