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Re: how to force removal of a package with a buggy postrm script?

On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 04:13:37PM -0400, Tim Olsen wrote:
> zope-externaleditor has a bug (#298862) in its postrm script which
> prevents  uninstallation without the file /etc/init.d/zope being
> present
> Is there any to ignore the output of the postrm script and force the
> uninstallation?

If you mean that you don't have /etc/initd./zope and you need to
uninstall, then simply executing `touch /etc/init.d/zope` should be
enough to get you past the removal step.  After it is gone, you can
remove the empty file.

Roberto C. Sanchez

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