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RE: dpkg error: I am unable to fix this

On 05-Oct-99 Pollywog wrote:
> dpkg is giving me an error which I am unable to fix.  Is this a bug?
> lilypad:/home/pollywog#dpkg --configure -a
> dpkg: parse error, in file `/var/lib/dpkg/updates/0012' near line 1:
>  newline in field name `#padding'

I figured it out.  The configuration script tries to start bind without
stopping it first, and that messes everything up.  I stopped bind and then ran
the script and all went well.  The dpkg error has gone away.


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