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Re: ALERT: XFree86 4.1.0-3 maintainer scripts hosed; please wait for 4.1.0-4



On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 12:33:08AM -0600, Bruce Sass wrote:
<snip>
> and just in case it is not obvious (or too scary)...
> 
> If you have sh linked to ash:
> $ rm /bin/sh
> $ ln -s /bin/bash /bin/sh
> <dselect -> install, or whatever>
> 
> ...is now working away to install the 58 broken packages I accumulated
> over the last couple of upgrades.
> 
> Branden, is there anyone who should not do the above?

Yes, almost everyone.

The proper command is 'dpkg --purge ash'.

Zephaniah E. Hull.
> 
> 
> - Bruce

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> My kid brother tells me Visual Age for Java is the cat's pajamas

I'm not a cat person, but I can just imagine the reaction of your
average feline to someone's attempt to stuff it into a pair of
pajamas.

Now picture your hard disk after the thing installs.
 -- Berry Kercheval and Graham Reed on ASR.

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