Can we fix apport to stop reporting all upgrade bugs against dpkg?

Robert Collins robertc at
Sun May 1 21:04:39 UTC 2011

On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 7:24 PM, Raphael Hertzog <hertzog at> wrote:
> Hello,
> whenever an upgrade fails early in the unpack (either broken preinst,
> corrupted archive, etc.), APT still tries to configure it and
> it results in a supplementary error in the upgrade log that looks like
> this:
> dpkg: error processing onboard (--configure):
>  package onboard is already installed and configured

Seems to me that filing the upgrade bug on onboard would be more
likely to be useful ?


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