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Re: dpkg --set-selections <list



On Mon, 29 Oct 2012 17:02:18 -0400
Wayne Topa <linuxtwo@gmail.com> wrote:

=On 10/29/2012 04:25 PM, 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.
=
=serious bugs of dpkg (-> ) <marked as done in some version>
=  #690823 - gadfly: build wrong version of the packaging during a
binNMU =(Fixed: dpkg/1.16.9)
=  #684776 - dpkg incorrectly complains about conffile contents being 
=different for MA packages (Fixed: dpkg/1.16.9)
=
Thanks for all the good information. I have been having a small problem
with email - perhaps caused by hurricane sandy. Bug #684776 seems to be
the culprit.

John

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