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Re: problems with dpkg/deselct installing woody

thx Oliver!

your suggestion worked perfectly :-)))

yours, Richard

On Sun, 2002-03-24 at 13:08, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-03-24 at 11:53, Richard Palfalvi wrote:
> > During the installation-process with dselect it run into the following
> > error:
> > 
> > Removing gnome-games /var/lib/dpkg/info/gnome-games.postrm:
> > scrollkeeper-update: command not found
> > dpkg: error processing gnome-games (--remove): subprocess post-removal
> > script returned error exit status 127
> ...
> > So,the thing is that I cannot continue/finish the installation process
> > because any retry runs in the same error-message.
> ...
> > Is it a good idea to just erase all files in the /var/cache directories
> > and restart the whole installation process from scratch or is there some
> > nicer way to fix the problem? 
> No.  Your problem is with this particular package.
> Look at the script /var/lib/dpkg/info/gnome-games.postrm
> The error message says it is trying to run a command that is not present
> on your machine, so you need to make the script bypass the error.
> The easiest way is to delete the line containing the dud command
> (scrollkeeper-update), and any lines dependent on it.  Then run
>    dpkg --purge gnome-games
> If any other errors show up, repeat the procedure until they all go away
> and the package is successfully purged.
> -- 
> Oliver Elphick                                Oliver.Elphick@lfix.co.uk
> Isle of Wight                              http://www.lfix.co.uk/oliver
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>      "But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their  
>       strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles;  
>       they shall run and not be weary; and they shall walk, 
>       and not faint."         Isaiah 40:31  

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