ebtables update breaks ubuntu updates on WSL

Balint Reczey balint.reczey at canonical.com
Thu May 31 12:47:46 UTC 2018


Hi Dan,

On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 12:39 PM, Dan Streetman
<dan.streetman at canonical.com> wrote:
> This isn't a problem with ebtables, it's a problem in WSL.  Note in
> the long WSL issues bug 1761 you linked to; there are reports of this
> problem with packages other than just ebtables (for example, that bug
> starts by complaining about mdadm).

IMO there is a bug in communication.c in ebtables, since this is not a
permission issue and it should be fixed to enable smooth upgrades in
WSL.

The error ebtables gets in WSL is EPROTONOSUPPORT.

Cheers,
Balint

>
> On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 5:21 PM, Hayden Barnes <redbeardesq at outlook.com> wrote:
>> List,
>>
>>
>>
>> The install script in the most recent update to ebtables is preventing
>> Ubuntu users on WSL from updating.
>>
>>
>>
>> A temporary workaround exists.
>>
>>
>>
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ebtables/+bug/1774120
>>
>>
>>
>> https://github.com/Microsoft/WSL/issues/1761
>>
>>
>>
>> https://www.reddit.com/r/bashonubuntuonwindows/comments/8n9h6o/unable_to_update_ebtables_with_apt/
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>>
>> Hayden
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Ubuntu-devel-discuss mailing list
>> Ubuntu-devel-discuss at lists.ubuntu.com
>> Modify settings or unsubscribe at:
>> https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-discuss
>>
>
> --
> Ubuntu-devel-discuss mailing list
> Ubuntu-devel-discuss at lists.ubuntu.com
> Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel-discuss



-- 
Balint Reczey
Ubuntu & Debian Developer



More information about the Ubuntu-devel-discuss mailing list