Re: Why must I run dpkg --configure --pending after a dpkg failure?
>>>>> "Jason" == Jason Gunthorpe <firstname.lastname@example.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?