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Re: dpkg --set-selections <list

On Lu, 29 oct 12, 16:25:30, jon.jrs@gmail.com wrote:
> I am having trouble with the following:
> $ dpkg --get-selections >list (this appears to work okay)
> but:
> # dpkg --set-selections <list 
> The command gives an error which is repeated over and over.
> dpkg: warning: package not in database at line 341
> This worked fine for me on a previous occasion, so I am doing something
> stupid - but I cannot see it.
> The only difference that I know of is that I am trying to do this to
> a to an installation of sid within virtualbox. 

There were several postings about this on the list and someone mentioned 
filing a bug. It looks like a bug or undocumented change in dpkg.

Kind regards,
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