Bug#219543: xdm from experimental fails to install
# apt-get -t experimental install xdm x-window-system
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
xdm is already the newest version.
x-window-system is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 11 not upgraded.
2 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B of archives.
After unpacking 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Setting up xdm (4.3.0-0pre1v4) ...
basename: too many arguments
Try `basename --help' for more information.
dpkg: error processing xdm (--configure):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of x-window-system:
x-window-system depends on xdm; however:
Package xdm is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing x-window-system (--configure):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel: Linux mogli 2.4.23-pre9 #1 Thu Nov 6 10:38:57 CET 2003 i686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C
Versions of packages xdm depends on:
ii cpp-3.2 1:3.2.3-8 The GNU C preprocessor
ii debconf 1.3.20 Debian configuration management sy
ii libc6 2.3.2.ds1-10 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii libpam0g 0.76-14 Pluggable Authentication Modules l
ii libxaw7 4.3.0-0pre1v4 X Athena widget set library
ii xbase-clients 4.3.0-0pre1v4 miscellaneous X clients
ii xlibs [libxpm4] 4.3.0-0pre1v4 X Window System client libraries
-- debconf information:
* shared/default-x-display-manager: kdm