[maemo-developers] N800/OS2008 dpkg --force-all not really forcing

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Tue Nov 27 19:56:55 EET 2007
On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 10:21:09PM +0100, william maddler wrote:
> Hi all, quick question.
> Just rebuilt net-tools package (I need "real" netstat, and also default
> one is not actually working bug #2389).
> When I try to install the new deb, using --force-all (to override
> Busybox) i get the following message:
> and original links are restored. Is there any way to avoid this? Any clue?

My suggestion: don't use --force, make your netstat package use
dpkg-divert to replace the busybox versions of the binaries.


Marius Gedminas
Mosher's Law of Software Engineering:
        Don't worry if it doesn't work right.
        If everything did, you'd be out of a job.
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