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Re: Why must I run dpkg --configure --pending after a dpkg failure?

>>>>> "Jason" == Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@debian.org> writes:

    Jason> On 27 Nov 2000, Karl M. Hegbloom wrote:

    >> Subject says it...  why not at least print a warning on exit, so
    >> newbies know to run a dpkg --configure --pending, or maybe offer to
    >> run it for them?

    Jason> Er, when dpkg fails you fix the problem and run apt again, you rarely
    Jason> should ever run --configure on your own.

 Oh.  Is it better to run `apt-get' again and let it see that those
 packages did not get configured, or to just configure them by hand
 so that apt can start with them already set up?

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