Trouble Dist-Upgrading Hoary-rc to Hoary Final

Adam Conrad adconrad at
Thu Apr 14 20:22:24 CDT 2005

mob said:
>> # /usr/share/debconf/
>> # dpkg --configure -a
> Thanks!, that works just fine!
> (what does exactly do the file?)

It's a script that attempts to fix a corrupted Debconf database, generally
rather violently, but it seems to work. :)

As noted in my previous email, this shouldn't ever be necessary unless
there are other underlying problems which led to the database being
corrupted in the first place.  If your system is generally behaving in
other cases, however, one could just chalk it up to bad luck or "cosmic
rays" and move on.

... Adam

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