Bug#503757: vim-runtime: Installation fails
noahm at debian.org
Mon Nov 3 23:11:51 UTC 2008
On Sat, Nov 01, 2008 at 10:52:01PM -0400, James Vega wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 11:49:26PM -0400, Noah Meyerhans wrote:
> > I've managed to reproduce this. It seems to only happen when upgrading
> > from 1:7.1.314-3 to 2:7.2.* Even the version currently in lenny
> > (1:7.1.314-3+lenny2) upgrades fine. I had to go through
> > archive.debian.net to get the specific version that fails.
> Could you give exact steps to reproduce this? I tried by "dpkg -i
> vim-common vim-tiny vim-runtime vim" for 7.1.314-3 and then upgrading to
> the pacakges in sid. This worked fine.
Here's roughly how I've been able to reproduce this bug:
1. start with a minimal etch installation in a qemu image
2. Make /etc/apt/sources.list contain only one entry:
deb http://snapshot.debian.net/snapshot/2008/06/19/debian sid main
3. apt-get update
4. apt-get install apt dpkg vim-runtime vim-tiny vim-common
At this point the above vim-* packages are the only ones installed:
snort:~# dpkg -l | grep vim
ii vim-common 7.1.314-3 Vi IMproved - Common files
ii vim-runtime 7.1.314-3 Vi IMproved - Runtime files
ii vim-tiny 7.1.314-3 Vi IMproved - enhanced vi editor
5. Edit sources.list to refer to a current sid source
6. apt-get update
7. apt-get install vim-runtime
This fails as reported previously.
I'm still not sure exactly who's responsible for the bug.
One thing I haven't yet done is check the dpkg diversions before step
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