Re: How to make dpkg forget a package was ever there?
On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 07:23:24AM -0600, Nate Bargmann wrote:
> * William Ballard <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005 Jan 09 23:54 -0600]:
> > On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 12:46:46AM -0500, Roberto Sanchez wrote:
> > > Doesn't seem like it would be a problem. I would say, though, that the
> > > correct behavior for vrms is to ignore the package. If you have purged
> > > it, all traces a presumably gone. Thus, the package is no longer there.
> > > I would recommend filing a bug report.
> > Once a sinner, always a sinner I guess :-)
> > My penance is to reformat and reinstall.
> Uh, isn't this going a bit overboard for a simple packaging system
> glitch? How does this affect the rest of the system that a complete
> reformat/reinstall is thought to be required?
I think Willam was joking!