Debian Bug report logs - #498771
discover: Cannot uninstall

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Package: discover; Maintainer for discover is Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>; Source for discover is src:discover.

Reported by: Jerry Quinn <jlquinn@optonline.net>

Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2008 04:36:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version discover/2.1.2-2

Done: Jérémy Bobbio <lunar@debian.org>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>:
Bug#498771; Package discover. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Jerry Quinn <jlquinn@optonline.net>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #5 received at submit@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Jerry Quinn <jlquinn@optonline.net>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: discover: Cannot uninstall
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2008 00:30:36 -0400
Package: discover
Version: 2.1.2-2
Severity: normal

Uninstalling discover from my system is failing:

Extracting templates from packages: 100%
Preconfiguring packages ...
(Reading database ... 318892 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing discover ...
dpkg: error processing discover (--remove):
 cannot remove file `/usr/share/man/man5/discover-modprobe.conf.5.gz': Not a directory
Removing libdiscover2 ...
dpkg: error processing libdiscover2 (--remove):
 cannot remove file `/usr/share/man/man5/discover.conf.5.gz': Not a directory
Errors were encountered while processing:
 discover
 libdiscover2
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install.  Trying to recover:
Press return to continue.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.25-2-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages discover depends on:
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.5.22     Debian configuration management sy
pn  libdiscover2                  <none>     (no description available)

discover recommends no packages.

-- debconf information:
  discover/install_hw_packages:




Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>:
Bug#498771; Package discover. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Jerry Quinn <jlquinn@optonline.net>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to Debian Install System Team <debian-boot@lists.debian.org>. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at 498771@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Jerry Quinn <jlquinn@optonline.net>
To: 498771@bugs.debian.org
Subject: not a bug
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2008 13:30:38 -0400
In investigating further and trying to clean up the mess on my machine, 
I discovered I had some filesystem corruption affecting man pages of a 
number of packages.

I believe you can close this.






Reply sent to Jérémy Bobbio <lunar@debian.org>:
You have taken responsibility. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Jerry Quinn <jlquinn@optonline.net>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #15 received at 498771-done@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Jérémy Bobbio <lunar@debian.org>
To: 498771-done@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: Bug#498771: not a bug
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 15:18:38 +0200
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On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 01:30:38PM -0400, Jerry Quinn wrote:
> In investigating further and trying to clean up the mess on my machine, 
> I discovered I had some filesystem corruption affecting man pages of a 
> number of packages.
> 
> I believe you can close this.

Just doing so… :)

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Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <owner@bugs.debian.org> to internal_control@bugs.debian.org. (Wed, 15 Oct 2008 07:34:39 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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