[Techtalk] apt-get hell?

Katie Bechtold katie at katie-and-rob.org
Sat Apr 2 23:49:47 EST 2005

On Fri, Apr 01, 2005 at 02:53:53PM -0800, Laurel Fan wrote:
> 1. Find the package containing update-rc.d (either find the one that
>    apt downloaded, or get one from http://packages.debian.org)
> 2. Unpack it (.debs are ar archives, see the manpage for the ar
>    command to get the command to unpack it)
> 3. Find the update-rc.d file, and manually copy it to /usr/sbin/
> 4. Try to install the package with apt or dpkg.

This suggestion, also offered by Mary, is the one I tried first, and
it worked!  The system now seems to be copacetic as far as packages 
are concerned.  Thank you!

Katie Bechtold         http://katie-and-rob.org/

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