core unix command broken in latest updates
amon at vnl.com
Tue May 13 23:39:58 UTC 2014
On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 02:23:40PM -0700, Robert Park wrote:
> dh is debhelper, which is a tool that aids in building debian
> packages. As far as I'm aware, it's not something that you'd just run
> with no arguments (it has a lot of different subcommands and options
> for them). The error message states that debian/control file is
> missing. Are you in the right directory? (eg the one with the package
> you're trying to work on).
> I can't help but wonder if maybe you meant a different command
> entirely, such as df or du.
I believe you are correct and that in my barely awake state and
pre-caffeinated morning state I typed it instead of df -h to confirm
an encrypted disk had been umounted and diskcrypt_stop'ed. And then
later I confounded this with debhelper when I did some checking with
things I do in some build scripts where I used dh helper stuff and
lots of db_ functions which is why I started thinking I could live
As I dig deeper it looks like that item is a non-issue.
HOWEVER... the *other* issue which also started happening this
morning, is still annoying but I have not further info on why I am
suddenly getting several popups about internal system errors in
the GUI. They apparently sent error reports off but I did not have
time to check myself as I had to disconnect and get to the hanger.
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