Bug#660949: exim4-config: exim4 cannot be installed due to an 'Invalid new configfile'
Adam D. Barratt
adam at adam-barratt.org.uk
Thu Feb 23 11:48:58 UTC 2012
Please keep the bug address in Cc, otherwise the traffic won't end up
in the BTS and no-one knows what's going on.
On 23.02.2012 11:25, Kai Boenke wrote:
>> This looks odd, particularly the backslash. What did you enter in
>> "Other destinations for which mail is accepted" configuration
>> What are the contents of the file "/etc/mailname"?
> It does not get to the point where it would ask me about the
> configuration. Installation stops before that.
> /etc/mailname is "lantan.selune\".
> I just took the backslash out and
> ran 'dpkg --configure exim4-config' - see below.
Try purging and re-installing the packages, and see what happens.
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