Bug#205937: Work around?
On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 07:57:14PM -0800, Dustin Moore wrote:
> I was upgrading my apache2 installation and after all was said
> and done I couldn't start apt-get again because of the
> Reading Package Lists... Error!
> E: Unable to parse package file /var/lib/dpkg/status (1)
> E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
> situation. Is there a work-around at the moment?
It is not clear that you are experiencing the same bug. Do you have a
package installed with a ridiculous number of conffiles?