dpkg: error while apt-get upgrade

dave selby dave6502 at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 1 10:13:53 UTC 2008

2008/11/1 Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at dantian.org>:
> On Sat, 2008-11-01 at 09:34 +0000, dave selby wrote:
>> No problem. Sorry it is me not explaining myself very clearly.
> No, actually it was me still being sleepy and misreading as well as
> missing things. Sorry.
>> I want to dist-upgrade to 8.10 but am concerned that this issue with
>> my current 8.04 may throw a spanner in the works so I am trying to
>> resolve it first.
> And you are absolutely correct. As the upgrade instructions keep
> repeating, one should make sure that the current install is fully up to
> date before attempting a release upgrade.
> I can't really help re your package error as I have already upgraded to
> 8.10. Often, however, such issues fix itself (or are fixed by the
> maintainer in the package). Did you simply try again a day later? Maybe
> it just went away.
> Here is what googling for the error turned up. I found nothing when also
> searching for the package version you have trouble with, but a few
> related issues:
> <http://www.google.de/search?q=%22dpkg-deb+--fsys-tarfile+returned+error
> +exit+status+2%22>
> This at least is also about the kernel package:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apt/+bug/177825

Many thanks, I will have a read and hang on a couple of days



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