Re: big problem with apt-get / deselect
On Mon, Apr 14, 2003 at 01:48:42PM +0100, Organ Grinder wrote:
> It was full of crap, i copied over information from another debian
> server, which then fixed that problem. Now whats happening is that when
> I try to do an install or update i get the following
> The following NEW packages will be installed:
> 0 packages upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 0B/518kB of archives. After unpacking 837kB will be used.
> Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
> (Reading database ... dpkg: error processing
> /var/cache/apt/archives/iproute_20010824-8_i386.deb (--unpack):
> unable to open files list file for package `mailx': Permission denied
Right, so /var/lib/dpkg/info/mailx.list is borked. Looks like something
went through that directory with a chainsaw ...
Colin Watson [email@example.com]