Re: dpkg with force option
On 03 Apr 2000, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> My tetex installation is badly broken; I can't either remove it or
> reinstall it.
> Can someone please say what is the syntax for forcing dpkg to do this? I
> can't follow the description in the man page.
Sorry to follow up on my own post, but I've now figured out how to use
the force option. However, I'm no better off, because I still can't get
tetex-base or tetex-bin to install properly. They are still
Is there any way to do get them installed, apart from reinstalling the
whole system :-)
Anthony Campbell - running Linux Debian 2.1 (Windows-free zone)
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