How do i force removal of a package :
antony at wayforth.co.uk
Mon Apr 17 21:23:16 UTC 2006
>>In which case the --force-all option to dpkg will fix it...
> Now see, i'm not that dumb, i can use the manual ;)
> so one would figure that force-all would do the job :
Where in man dpkg does it say that force options allow removal of a
package with a broken .prerm script?
> root at globlet:~# dpkg -P --force-all libdspam7-drv-mysql
> (Reading database ... 31099 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing libdspam7-drv-mysql ...
> dpkg: error processing libdspam7-drv-mysql (--purge):
> subprocess pre-removal script returned error exit status 10
> dpkg: error while cleaning up:
> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 10
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> root at globlet:~#
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