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Re: rred segfault during aptitude update?

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 9:01 AM, Rick Pasotto <rick@niof.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 08:56:25AM -0500, Patrick Wiseman wrote:
>> Hi:
>> This morning, I found my X screen frozen right after update manager
>> had done its daily update.  I was able to ctl-alt-bksp out of X.  I
>> ran aptitude from the command line, and it failed, reporting that
>> method rred had segfaulted.  This is more a heads up than anything; I
>> guess I'll try again later.
> A google search when I got this message this morning said that the cause
> was a corrupt diff file. You can temporarily run
> aptitude update -o Acquire::Pdiffs=false
> to get the entire files instead of just the diffs.

Thanks - that appears to have worked - should have Googled myself!


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