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Re: hplip cannot be removed

On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 10:14:20PM +0000, Rainer Lehmann wrote:
> Hi,
> how could I possibly remove the packet hplip in Etch while getting
> error messages like these?
> # aptitude remove hplip
> Reading package lists... Done
> Writing extended state information... Done
> (Reading database ... 107041 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing hplip ...
> usage: update-python-modules [-v] [-c] package_directory [...]
> update-python-modules [-v] [-c] package.dirs [...]
> update-python-modules [-v] [-a|-f]
> update-python-modules: error: /usr/share/python-support/hplip does
not exist

It lokos to me like you've either got a partially installed hplip that
causes the removal scripts to bomb _or_ you've changed versions of
python underneath hplip and trhat's causing it to bomb. I suggest you 

aptitude reinstall hplip

first and then try removing again. 


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