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Re: Can't install undated pkgs

eric k. wolven <wyrdwulf@catskill.net> wrote:
>I keep getting  "/bin/sh: /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure: No such file or directory
>                 E: Write error -write (32-broken pipe)
>		 E: Failure to run script /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure --apt"
>O(f course, dpkg-preconfigure is there in /usr/sbin/dpkg-preconfigure
>and so is command for it in /etc/apt/apt.conf.)

Is /usr/bin/perl there, and pointing to the right place? (It should be a
symlink to /etc/alternatives/perl.) You may have been bitten by the
update-alternatives bug in dpkg 1.7.0.

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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