Re: NB package screw up
On Thu, Jan 01, 2004 at 09:11:56PM +0100, Jan Minar wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 01, 2004 at 02:09:04PM -0500, Kenneth Dombrowski wrote:
> > On 04-01-01 18:52 +0100, Jan Minar wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jan 01, 2004 at 10:29:46AM -0700, Tony TJ Previte wrote:
> > > > subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 1
> > > > subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> > >
> > > Apparently, there's no --force option to dpkg/apt. So my advise is to
> > > edit the pre-removal & post-installation scripts by hand.
> > That's strange! I'd swear I've been asked to run either dpkg or apt with
> > a --force option by apt on failed upgrades, but now I don't see it in
> > any of the man pages
> There ain't any.
There certainly are (see 'dpkg --force-help'), but none of them apply to
the case when a maintainer script fails.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]