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Old 11-17-2004, 11:20 AM   #1
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sed problems


Currently I am running a system using the unstable version of debian, and when using aptitude to upgrade this morning I came up with this error message:

No `START-INFO-DIR-ENTRY' and no `This file documents'.
install-info(/usr/share/info/sed.info): unable to determine description for `dir' entry - giving up
dpkg: error processing sed (--configure):
subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
sed

Unfortunately I am now unable to use aptitude to do anything since it will not get past this stage to install any new packages.

How should I go about resolving this issue?

Any help would be extremely kind,

icisyd.
 
Old 11-18-2004, 10:33 PM   #2
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Bug#281740

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Package: sed
Version: 4.1.2-2
Followup-For: Bug #281740


The file /usr/share/info/sed.info.gz is an gzipped empty file.
Workaround: cp /usr/share/info/sed.info-1.gz /usr/share/info/sed.info.gz


Daniel van Eeden <daniel_e@dds.nl>
 
Old 11-19-2004, 07:17 PM   #3
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Sorry for posting the extraneous reply. The Google cache of this forum didn't have the solution.

Last edited by Attempted User; 11-19-2004 at 07:19 PM.
 
  


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