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Re: doc-base and dpkg problems with XF-4.0.1 v12 debs

On Thu, Aug 17, 2000 at 12:11:21PM -0500, Thomas E. Vaughan wrote:
> There are two 'Document:' sections in /usr/share/doc-base/xfree86-faq.
> This makes the installation fail upon installation of xfree86-common, upon
> which almost everything else depends.  I just eliminated the second
> 'Document:' block, and then almost everything installed.

Err, I've obviously forgotten how to write doc-base files.

I'll review and fix this.

> The second problem, however, is that xlibgl1 won't install:
>  [ ~/phase1 ]  # dpkg -i xlibgl1_4.0.1-0phase1v12_i386.deb
>  (Reading database ... 111120 files and directories currently installed.)
>  Preparing to replace xlibgl1 4.0.1-0phase1v12 (using
>  xlibgl1_4.0.1-0phase1v12_i386.deb) ...
>  Unpacking replacement xlibgl1 ...
>  dpkg: /home/wichert/sources/dpkg-1.6.14/main/packages.c:191:
>  process_queue: Assertion `dependtry <= 4' failed.
>  Aborted
> This totally stumps me.  Looks like I need to go back to v8 again.

This tells me you haven't read READ_THIS_*NOW*!!! lately.


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