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Re: dpkg --set-selections <list



On 29/10/12 21:25, 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. 
>
> That is it.
>
>
> John.
And what is the line 341 of list ?



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