Re: I have broken apt-get Panic!
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On Sun, 15 Aug 2004, Dave Whiteley wrote:
> I have an old system that has been running "stable" for ages. I am now
> truing to upgrade it to "testing" but somehow I have got myself into a
> deadlock position.
> debconf is dying because:-
> debconf: Perl may be unconfigured (IO object version 1.21 does not
> match bootstrap parameter 1.20 at /usr/lib/perl/5.8/DynaLoader.pm
> line 245.
> Any ideas how I can rescue the situation?
apt-get -f install
download the perl package from packages.debian.org and use dpkg -i to
reinstall it. (use the one from stable, you should hopefully have all its
dependencies in place; upgrade it to sarge later)
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