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Re: Kill the Squirrel

On Fri, 2002-02-01 at 17:24, Erik van der Meulen wrote:
> Hi all - I have messed up trying to install a squirrelmail .deb package
> for Sid on my Potato box. Now I would like to remove it completely and
> install from the plain sources.
> Only if I try to remove the package to return to a clean state, I get
> dpkg errors of this nature:
>   Removing squirrelmail ...
>   /var/lib/dpkg/info/squirrelmail.postrm:
>   /usr/share/wwwconfig-common/apache-cominclude_all.sh: No such file or
>   directory
>   dpkg: error processing squirrelmail (--remove):
>    subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status 1
>   Errors were encountered while processing:
>    squirrelmail
>    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
> I suppose it would be easiest just to delete the lines from
> /var/lib/dpkg/status, but that is a bit of a cheat. I would prefer to
> properly remove everything.
> Can someone point me in the right direction?
What are the contents of the squirrelmail.postrm-script?  Maybe a simple
touch /usr/share/wwwconfig-common/apache-cominclude_all.sh could help?

I would not advise anyone to edit the status-file.  Believe me, I've
tried :)

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