ML Donkey Problem

Karl Goetz kamping_kaiser at internode.on.net
Sat Aug 12 10:20:24 BST 2006


Robert Tilley wrote:
> On Thursday 10 August 2006 16:22, Roshan Mansinghani wrote:
>> Please post the results of:
> <snip>
> 
> Here they are:
> 
> root at tilleyrw-desktop:/home/tilleyrw# dpkg -r mldonkey-server
> dpkg: error processing mldonkey-server (--remove):
>  Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should
>  reinstall it before attempting a removal.
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  mldonkey-server
> root at tilleyrw-desktop:/home/tilleyrw# apt-get remove mldonkey-server
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>   mldonkey-server
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> 1 not fully installed or removed.
> Need to get 0B of archives.
> After unpacking 8151kB disk space will be freed.
> Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
> dpkg: error processing mldonkey-server (--remove):
>  Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should
>  reinstall it before attempting a removal.
> terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::logic_error'
>   what():  basic_string::_S_construct NULL not valid
> Aborted
> root at tilleyrw-desktop:/home/tilleyrw# Errors were encountered while 
> processing:
>  mldonkey-server
> 
> If anyone has a clue about the meaning of these messages, I'm always willing 
> to learn.
> 
> Thanks, Bob

try 'apt-get -f install' (not sure what the aptitude equivilant is)

Is mldonkey a package from the ubuntu mirrors? if so you should rpobably 
file a bug.

-- 
Karl Goetz
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