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Re: Totally screwed dpkg, I think ...

Jean-Francois Gratton wrote:
> Electric power went down while I was apt-getting dist-upgrade. Of course
> *the* filesystem that got to be trashed was /var ...
> Right now I got a parse error in /var/lib/dpkg/available..
> Don't throw stones at me, I compounded the problem by deleting the file
> (yeah I know.. not bright. I figured that I'd get recreated at the next
> apt-get update)..
> So now I'm stuck with a system that won't upgrade itself..
> Any way to get out of this ? I'm running the unstable branch.


  dpkg --update-avail

But not sure that will fix your problem.


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