Re: help needed [urgent]
> While from what I have seen by following this list for quite a few months now, the list members are rather tolerent of
> 'off-topic' posting when such postings are still Linux related.
Don't worry ! I'm on the list since 15th-Aug .. and that the 2nd time
I'm posting.. I'm __interested__ in the job done here .. even if I don't
use Debian yet
> However, your problems are not even Linux specific much less debian specific.
Humm! I dare think they are at least linux specific..
With a non-debian distribution, attempting
> to get help from a debian users listserver may do you more harm than good! The primary debian tools such as dpkg and
> dselect could even 'mess up' your system.
Agree. And, this could be risky ! But according to a previous answer, I understood
that dpkg were evolving in order to be grafted on alien linux-system and was
pointed then to the file
The building and installation of this package were successfull, but I have the
runtime-problem of a missing status file (dpkg- seems to behave as "expected"..).
> I presume that you are in France so I would think that maybe sunsite UK under the GNU directory would be your best source
> except that there are undoubtedly good mirrors of the GNU project in France.
True :) If someone's interrested in, there (for example) are
ftp.univ-lyon1.fr/pub/gnu and ftp.jussieu.fr/pub/gnu mirroring the project..
But sorry, I'm not psychotic (yet :) and can't know where to find the files
I'm looking for in such places. Whereas with Debian, I can use the
debian-search engine to locate these packages.
==> Sure ! I should put the Debian distrib on this box :)
Thanx for your time and attention, regards, Max
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