ldconfig problem

Sergei V. Fleytin fleytin at mail.ru
Tue Oct 23 12:10:39 EDT 2007

Hi, Kirk! Thank you very much for your advice. It did the trick!


>>>>> "KR" == Kirk Reiser <kirk at braille.uwo.ca> writes:

KR> I'm never quite sure with this particular error why it crops up
KR> but I've seen it a lot on debian and to a lesser extent ubuntu.
KR> The down and dirty approach in this case is to rm the
KR> package.postinst script. There are a few scripts which get run
KR> prior to and after installing a new package to make sure the
KR> permissions are correct, the directories are empty or removed or
KR> who knows what else.. The dpkg system is suppose to notice when
KR> one of the scripts is modified or changed for some new improved
KR> reason but occasionally it fumbles and doesn't notice. If you
KR> remove the offending file by hand then the package installation
KR> system is forced to replace the file with the one in the .deb
KR> file. So for the sake of information because you've probably
KR> already done something more drastic try these two commands:

KR> rm /var/lib/info/libc6.postinst apt-get -f install

KR> Now with the libc6 package it is a more dangerous process because
KR> if something goes wrong you absolutely cannot operate without
KR> libc6 but this is a script which is being run after the basic
KR> installation is complete so if it were to destroy your system it
KR> would probably have already trashed it.

KR> In anyevent good luck. Kirk

KR> --

KR> Kirk Reiser The Computer Braille Facility e-mail:
KR> kirk at braille.uwo.ca University of Western Ontario phone: (519)
KR> 661-3061

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