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Re: Error



On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 04:01:39PM +0100, Manuel Perera Rodriguez wrote:
> xlibs_4.2.1-6_i386.deb
> 
> lucas:/home/mperera# dpkg -i xlibs_4.2.1-6_i386.deb
> (Reading database ... 70025 files and directories currently installed.)
> Preparing to replace xlibs 4.1.0-16 (using xlibs_4.2.1-6_i386.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement xlibs ...
> dpkg: error processing xlibs_4.2.1-6_i386.deb (--install):
> trying to overwrite `/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults', which is also in 
> package xfig
> Analyzing /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults:
> drwxr-xr-x   15 root     root         4096 Nov  4 15:14 /usr
> drwxr-xr-x    7 root     root         4096 Feb 15  2002 /usr/X11R6
> drwxr-xr-x    7 root     root         4096 Mar  5 15:58 /usr/X11R6/lib
> drwxr-xr-x   21 root     root         4096 Mar  5 15:58 /usr/X11R6/lib/X11
> drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root         4096 Mar  5 15:58 
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults
> ERROR: /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults is not a symbolic link.  The package
> preinst script should have failed.
> Please report the package name, version, and the text of the above error
> message(s) to <debian-x@lists.debian.org>.
> dpkg: error while cleaning up:
> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> xlibs_4.2.1-6_i386.deb

Please save the attached file as "culprits.sh" and run it with the
following command:

(change directories to wherever you saved the attachment)

$ sh ./culprits.sh

Then, please reply to <debian-x@lists.debian.org> with the output of the
above command.

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Debian GNU/Linux                   |     DIMM socket and the PC BIOS memory
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